Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur. A prominent figure in popular music, Drake is credited for popularizing the Toronto sound. Drake was born on the 24 October, 1986, Toronto, Canada
He started his career as an actor in the Canadian TV series 'Degrassi: The Next Generation', but soon he switched to music, which has been his passion since he was young. He began his musical journey with a number of self-released mixtapes. As he gained popularity, he released an EP titled 'So Far Gone'.
He spent his early childhood near Weston Road in the city's working-class neighborhood. After his sixth grade, his family moved to Forest Hill, a more affluent neighborhood in the city. Drake, who attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute and Vaughan Road Academy for high school, later dropped out of school and completed his high school diploma in 2012.
Drake released his debut studio album Thank Me Later in 2010, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. He achieved major critical success with Take Care(2011), and commercial success with Nothing Was the Same(2013)and his first commercial mixtape of you’re reading this it’s too late(2015); the later two were certified multi-platinum in the US.Drake’s fourth album views(2016) sat atop the Billboard 200 for 13 nonconsecutive weeks, becoming the first album by a male solo artist to do so in over a decade.Marketed as a playlist, Drake's second solo commercial mixtape More Life(2017) set multiple streaming records. In 2018, he released the double album scorpion, which produced three number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Drake’s third commercial mixtape Dark Lane Demo Tapes(2020) featured the Hot 100 number-one lead single “Toosoe Slide”.
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