DrakeCanadian actor/rapper. Born 24 October 1986
Drake Biography (Wikipedia)
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and one of the best-selling music artists of the 21st century. Drake's contributions to music and fashion has made him a global figure in popular culture for over a decade.
Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. Intent on pursuing a career as a rapper, he departed the series in 2007 following the release of his debut mixtape, Room for Improvement. He released two further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.
Drake released his debut studio album Thank Me Later in 2010, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and was soon certified platinum by the RIAA. His next two releases, 2011's Take Care and 2013's Nothing Was the Same, were critically and commercially successful; the former earned him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. In 2015, he released two mixtapes—the trap-influenced If You're Reading This It's Too Late and a collaboration with Future titled What a Time to Be Alive—both of which earned platinum certification in the U.S.
- High 5: Drake - Scorpionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06csktv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06csktv.jpg2018-07-03T20:31:00.000ZHigh 5: Drake - Scorpionhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06cskn4
High 5: Drake - Scorpion
- Drake's new album features this unexpected Michael Jackson collaborationhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06cpxmm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06cpxmm.jpg2018-07-02T18:48:00.000ZDrake ft. Michael Jackson - Don't Matter To Me is Annie Mac's Hottest Record for Monday 2nd July 2018.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06cpxlt
Drake's new album features this unexpected Michael Jackson collaboration
- DJ Semtex Selects: 5 Tracks You Need To Knowhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06cgmbd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06cgmbd.jpg2018-06-29T22:00:00.000Z5 names from Drake, K Trap, Noname Disciple & G Herbo.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06cgllz
DJ Semtex Selects: 5 Tracks You Need To Know
- DJ Target - The Best Of Drake Mixhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06cdbrs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06cdbrs.jpg2018-06-28T20:24:00.000ZWith his highly anticapted fifth studio album Target presents the best of Drake.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06cbtrl
DJ Target - The Best Of Drake Mix
- Drake cancelled his gig in Amsterdam (again)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03kbjtc.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03kbjtc.jpg2017-03-28T13:28:00.000Z...And we pity the poor lady who had to tell the crowd he wasn't going to perform.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04y99sk
Drake cancelled his gig in Amsterdam (again)
- Newsbeat Ents: Is Taylor Swift pregnant?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04f0xsz.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04f0xsz.jpg2016-11-03T09:53:00.000ZRadio1's Newsbeat with all the latest Taylor Swift rumours.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04f0xtk
Newsbeat Ents: Is Taylor Swift pregnant?
- Is this the end of Drake and Rihanna?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bpvs9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bpvs9.jpg2016-10-11T12:56:00.000ZIf Drake and Rihanna were ever an official couple, of course...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04bpvw3
Is this the end of Drake and Rihanna?
- Who Doesn't Know Drake's 'One Dance'?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p042cdj3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p042cdj3.jpg2016-07-23T14:44:00.000ZWill Jonas Blue correctly guess whether Simon has heard the Drake song?https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p042cdkq
Who Doesn't Know Drake's 'One Dance'?
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