Who is Drake?
He is a Canadian singer and rapper with plenty of acting credits to his name as well. He is well-known for his unique style and popularity among fans across the world.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aubrey Drake Graham briefly dated Rihanna and adult film star Sophie Brussaux. He has a child named Adonis with Sophie.
Drake first gained recognition when he starred in the series Degrassi: The Next Generation, which ran between 2001 and 2007. He shifted his focus from acting to music and released a debut mixtape in 2006, under the title Room for Improvement, followed by Comeback Season in 2007 and So Far Gone in 2009. In 2009, he signed with Young Money Entertainment.
In 2010, Drake released his debut album, Thank Me Later, which debuted on the number spot on the Billboard 200 in the U.S. 2011’s Take Care and 2013’s Nothing Was the Same brought him critical acclaim and commercial success. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, along Nothing Was the Same, got multi-platinum certification.
Views, released in 2016, stayed on top of the Billboard 200 for 13 weeks, a rare occurrence. More Life, in 2017, was released in a novel format – as a playlist, not an album formally. Nevertheless, it got a lot of streams and broke multiple streaming records.
Scorpion in 2018 produced three number one singles, and the following release, Dark Lane Demo Tapes in 2020, featured another number-one hit. Finally, in 2021, Drake hit number one on the charts once again with What’s Next.
Drake founded OVO Sound, a record label, in 2012. His co-founder was 40. OVO has released six albums and supported various artists, including Drake, Majid Jordan, PartyNextDoor, and more. In addition, he has worked on other enterprises, such as the bourbon whiskey Virginia Black label, fashion designs for Nike, and more.
Drake is, reportedly, associated with about 5% of the income from tourism to Toronto.
Drake has sold over 170 million records. This puts him among the world’s best-selling artists.
He is the number one certified artist in regards to digital singles.
Drake holds four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, twenty-seven Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards. In addition, he has several records, such as most top 10 placements, most charted songs, most time on the Hot 100 continuously, and others. He has spent 431 weeks on the Billboard charts consecutively.
Reportedly, Drake has been involved in several feuds with high-profile artists like Kanye West, Diddy, Jay-Z, and more, although most have been resolved.
He made the phrase YOLO in the United States with his single The Motto.
June 10 is Drake Day in Houston, Texas.
Drake visited Drake University after a campaign by the local students for his appearance.
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