Drake Started from the bottom

Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto October 24, 1986.

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Boating like a boss

Drake's mother is named Sandy Graham and his father is named Dennis Graham.

The Graham Family.

Drake's parents divorced when he was five years old.

He went to a Jewish day school when he was a child.

Not drake --->

Afterwards, he attended Forest Hill Collegiate and had problems fitting in. Later he went to Vaughan Road Academy for students with arts and athletic commitments.

Old school cool

Drake played minor hockey and was a child model, and was involved in young people's theater.

Quality pic of Drake

Drake dropped out of school when he was 15 to star in the Canadian TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation.

They see me rolling...

For his role in Degrassi: The Next Generation (2002) Drake recieved the Young Artist award for best ensemble

Drake's appearance in Degrassi helped him transition into his music career.

His first mix-tape, Room for Improvement (2006) sold only 6000 copies when it came out.

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Drake's first hit single, "Replacement Girl", is found in his follow up release Comeback Season (2007).

After hearing about Drake in 2008 Lil' Wayne called him up and the two recorded few songs.

Drake signed his first record deal on June 29, 2009 with Young Money Entertainment.

As a Hip hop/R&B artist Drake has had great success.

His most successful albums include:

Take Care (2011)

Nothing Was the Same (2013)

Produced by his record company OVO Records
Chillin' on the CN Tower.

Over time, Drake has reached the tops of the billboards hitting single after single

During his career as a singer Drake has received 64 awards from 304 nominations.

A quick look at some of Drake's awards.
Drake is making good use of his Grammy.

Drake's personal life has involved a number of relationships with other professional singers including:

Nicki Minaj

Rihanna

Drake relationship with Rihanna sparked some conflicts between him and Chris Brown.

They eventually ended up fighting in a bar.

Drake has supposedly dated Jennifer Lopez as well.

Also, Drake has also started his own clothing line.

OVO

Here is a fine selection of October's Very Own clothing

Drake also has plans for a new clothing line called A&S

Currently, Drake lives in his home in Miami, Florida, USA.

Drake is important as a Canadian because he represents Canada in the music industry.

"When all is said and done, more is always said than done." - Drake

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