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- Drake - Interview with Westwoodhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cg4g2.jpg2012-04-07T22:00:00ZDrake talks to Westwood about his arena tour, Rihanna, Aaliyah’s influence & hanging with Sneakbo.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/9fff2f8a-21e6-47de-a2b8-7f449929d43f?clipfocus=p00qq76nSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 20 mins
Drake - Interview with Westwood
- Drake's importance to Cash Moneyhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c9pyt.jpg2011-07-14T23:00:16ZLil Wayne, Hattie Collins & Ronald 'Slim' Williams on the importance of Drake to Cash Money.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/9fff2f8a-21e6-47de-a2b8-7f449929d43f?clipfocus=p00j6lsmSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 4 mins
Drake's importance to Cash Money
- Westwood talks to Drakehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c6j0v.jpg2011-01-17T00:00:00ZThe Big Dawg catches up with Drake after his gig at the Hammersmith Apollo in London.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/9fff2f8a-21e6-47de-a2b8-7f449929d43f?clipfocus=p00db6dnSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 24 mins
Westwood talks to Drake
- Semtex catches up with Drakehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c6gs3.jpg2011-01-15T00:00:00ZHear Sem catch up with the Canadian rapper on his recent UK tour. Catching up about how the gigs went, his next album and - er - Winnie The Pooh.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/9fff2f8a-21e6-47de-a2b8-7f449929d43f?clipfocus=p00d91dnSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 12 mins
Semtex catches up with Drake
- Drake meets Semtexhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02blv7t.jpg2010-06-18T22:00:00ZSemtex has all the latest hip hop gossip and hot new exclusives. This programme may contain strong language.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/9fff2f8a-21e6-47de-a2b8-7f449929d43f?clipfocus=p008ffpqSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
Drake meets Semtex
- Drake's ideal ménagehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02blv7t.jpg2010-06-15T00:00:00ZYoung Money rapper Drake joins Westwood in the studio, plus the latest 1Xtra News.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/9fff2f8a-21e6-47de-a2b8-7f449929d43f?clipfocus=p008cnhcSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 1 min
Drake's ideal ménage
- Drake - Acapella freestyle!http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02blv7t.jpg2010-06-15T00:00:00ZYoung Money rapper Drake joins Westwood in the studio, plus the latest 1Xtra News.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/9fff2f8a-21e6-47de-a2b8-7f449929d43f?clipfocus=p008cn3vSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
Drake - Acapella freestyle!
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Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), who records under the mononym Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He first garnered recognition for his role as Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He later rose to prominence as a rapper, releasing several mixtapes like Room for Improvement before signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.
Drake's EP, So Far Gone (2009), spawned the hit single "Best I Ever Had" and the moderate hit "Successful". His first studio album, Thank Me Later (2010), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and generated notable singles, "Over" and "Find Your Love". It was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His second album, Take Care (2011), is his most successful to date, topping charts in the United States and Canada and producing multiple hit singles, including "Headlines", "Take Care", "Make Me Proud", and "The Motto", the last of which is also credited for popularizing the widely used acronym YOLO. In promotion of Take Care, Drake embarked on the worldwide Club Paradise Tour, which became the most successful hip-hop tour of 2012, grossing over $42 million. His third studio album Nothing Was the Same was released on September 24, 2013. It was supported by the singles "Started from the Bottom", "Hold On, We're Going Home", "All Me" and "The Language".