Drake performing at the Polson Pier in Toronto, 2011.
|Born||Aubrey Drake Graham
October 24, 1986
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Net worth||US$100 million|
|Years active||1994–present (acting)
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor who has sold over five million album copies. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He was the character Jimmy Brooks for eight seasons on the television show Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Drake has worked with a lot of other musicians. Drake collaborated with Rihanna on the number-one singles "What's My Name?" (2010) and "Work" (2016). He also rapped on "Moment 4 Life" (2011) by Nicki Minaj. "Moment 4 Life" was nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award in the category Best Rap Performance. His third album Take Care won the award for Best Rap Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards.
In 2016, he released Views, an album that was only on iTunes at first. His single "One Dance" became his first number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 as a main artist. Throughout 2016, he dated singer-actress Jennifer Lopez on-and-off.
Drake's single, "God's Plan", from the EP Scary Hours, entered at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100. After 11 weeks at number one, the single "Nice for What" also entered at number one, making Drake the first artist to have a number-one entry replace another number-one entry. "Nice for What" became Drake's fifth American chart-topper. Drake released the single "I'm Upset" in May 2018 and announced he would release his next album, Scorpion, in June.
|2010||Thank Me Later|
|2013||Nothing Was the Same|
|2015||If You're Reading This It's Too Late|
|2009||So Far Gone|
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