Drake is one of the most famous and successful hip-hop/rap superstars.
Aubrey "Drake" Graham was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Canada. The rapper, singer-songwriter, actor, businessman (he has a busy schedule) has mixed heritage. He is half Jewish from his mother's side and half black from his father.
Drake spent his youth traveling back and forth between Memphis, Tennessee (his father's place) and Toronto as his parents divorced when he was five. Subject to confirmation, he is an only child.
From 2000 to 2008 he appeared in Canadian television series Degrassi.
Drake is known for his RnB- laced hip-hop rapping style. He might rap a verse, sing a chorus, and talk through the hook.
Drake's first album "Thank Me Later" debuted at number one on Billboard in Canada and the USA. It achieved platinum status.
In the first week of July 2018, Drake made history for becoming the first artist to achieve a billion streams for his album "Scorpion."
Drake pioneered the famous phrase YOLO (You Only Live once) with the 2011 song "The Motto."