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Famous as :

Rapper, actor

Birth Name :

Aubrey Drake Graham

Birth Date :

October 24, 1986

Birth Place :

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Claim to fame :

Single "Best I Ever Had" (2009)


Aubrey Drake Graham a.k.a Drake was raised only by his mother in Toronto, Canada since he was just five because his parents got divorced. Sometimes, he spent summers with his father in Memphis. He had started writing songs since he was ten years old. However, he began his career in showbiz industry as a small screen actor.

Drake, who was born on October 24, 1986, got his first role as a junior high schooler named Jimmy Brooks on Canadian teen drama TV series "Degrassi: The Next Generation". As years went by, he got more roles on such TV series as "Soul Food", "Conviction", "Best Friend's Date", "The Borders", "Sophie" and "Being Erica".

Latest News

Drake Apparently Disses Madonna at Tour Kick-Off

May 25, 2015 07:45:16 GMT

It looks like is no longer 's No. 1 girl. After that kiss during his Coachella set last month and its aftermath, the Canadian rapper seemingly took a jab at the veteran pop diva while he was performing at the first show on his "Jungle Tour" in Houston on Sunday night, May 24.

Drake's New Songs 'On a Wave' and 'Go Out Tonight' Surface Online

May 23, 2015 04:41:43 GMT

While fans are eagerly waiting for 's new album "", more songs by the rapper have leaked. Following a collaboration with called "Can I", two new tracks titled "On a Wave" and "Go Out Tonight" found their way out online on Friday, May 22.

Drake and Beyonce's New Collaboration 'Can I' Leaks Online in Full

May 21, 2015 07:46:38 GMT

A few days ago, a low-quality snippet of 's new collaboration with off his upcoming album "" unexpectedly hit the web. Now, a full version of the track called "Can I" has surfaced online in its entirety.

Snippet of a Drake and Beyonce Collaboration Leaks

May 18, 2015 08:01:30 GMT

Last month, revealed in an interview that he had cut a collaboration with for his upcoming album "". Now, a snippet of the track, reportedly titled "Can I", has apparently leaked online.

Rihanna Hugs Drake as They Party at Nightclub in NYC

May 11, 2015 02:14:15 GMT

and her ex-boyfriend were spotted sharing a sweet hug at VIP Room in New York City on Friday night, May 8. Some clubgoers captured the moment and posted it on Twitter. RiRi and Drake hit a recording studio together on the previous day.

Rihanna and Leonardo DiCaprio Party Together at Drake's Nightclub Bash

May 08, 2015 02:12:12 GMT

and fueled romance rumors again after they were spotted leaving 's private party at Game nightclub in New York City on Wednesday night, May 6. It may be a quite awkward situation for the three as Leonardo was previously rumored to be dating RiRi and Drake was her ex-boyfriend.

Drake Opens Nightclub in Toronto in Honor of His Grandparents

May 05, 2015 09:22:31 GMT

opened a nightclub in his hometown of Toronto, Canada. Dedicating the club to his late grandparents Rueben and Evelyn Sher, the rapper named the club SherClub after them.

Madonna Throws Shade at Drake: 'I Kissed a Girl and I Liked It'

May 04, 2015 03:55:03 GMT

throws shade at after their now-controversial kiss at Coachella. The "Living for Love" singer pokes fun at the rapper in a new Q&A for live with Romeo's "Saturday Night Online".

Drake and Alt-J Among Headliners of Inaugural Landmark Festival in D.C.

April 29, 2015 04:36:03 GMT

will be among performers at the first-ever Landmark Festival in Washington D.C. The rapper is headlining the event set to take place at West Potomac Park on September 26-27 along with and .

Report: Drake Has Love Child With Haitian-American Woman

April 22, 2015 09:31:08 GMT

is reportedly a father of a two-year-old girl with a Haitian-American woman who works as a bottle waitress at LIV nightclub in Miami. According to MediaTakeOut, the woman has filed legal papers in which she said she had notified the "Tuesday" rapper of her daughter and he agreed to take a paternity test.

Drake May Have Confirmed Nicki Minaj's Engagement to Meek Mill at Coachella

April 21, 2015 05:12:20 GMT

seemingly confirmed engagement rumor between and . During his performance at Coachella's second and final week, the rapper brought out the "Anaconda" raptress and offered her congratulation onstage.

Drake Confirms Beyonce Collaboration on 'Views From the 6' Album

April 17, 2015 04:49:52 GMT

has enlisted for his upcoming album "". In a Coachella report written by Ernest Baker for Four Pins, the rapper dropped some new info regarding the album and revealed at one point that he had only recorded two songs that he's pleased with for the record.

Drake Announces Physical Release Date for Surprise Mixtape and Tour With Future

April 14, 2015 04:55:37 GMT

's new mixtape "" is hitting physical stores' shelves. On Monday, April 13, the Canadian rapper officially announced that he's releasing the "collector's edition" of the surprise project on April 21.

Madonna Slams Haters Over Drake Kiss at Coachella

April 14, 2015 04:33:48 GMT

After getting negative comments through social media about her lip-locking session with rapper at Coachella, hit back at the haters. She posted on Instagram a photo from the event when she was making out with the rapper on stage. "No caption necessary... @coachella #bestnight #bigasmadonna #b***himmadonna," so read the caption.

Video: Drake Brings Out Madonna at Coachella, Makes Out With Her Onstage

April 13, 2015 09:30:41 GMT

received a surprise gift from a surprise guest he invited to his headlining set at Coachella festival on Sunday night, April 12. The crowd was excited enough when the Canadian rapper brought out Madonna on the stage, but they went even wilder when he and the pop diva made out during a performance.

Drake Now Has His Very Own Search Engine

April 10, 2015 07:02:22 GMT

now has his own search engine. The search engine which is called Let Me Drake That for You is set up similar to Google. The most noticeable difference between the two is the result. Google provides all information about people, history, occurrences and anything in the world, but Drake's search engine only provides information related to the celebrity.

Video: Selena Gomez Raps Drake's 'Preach' When She's 'Bored'

April 04, 2015 05:20:21 GMT

raps when she gets bored. The former Disney princess shared on Instagram on Thursday, April 2 a video of her showing off her rapping skills while she was cruising around in her car with the sun roof open.

Drake's Surprise Mixtape Reportedly Getting Physical Release Featuring New Songs

March 26, 2015 04:42:53 GMT

's surprise mixtape "" will reportedly hit the stores next month. According to HITS Daily Double, the set that arrived out of the blue back in February will be released in physical CD form on April 21.

Lil Wayne Says Drake Had Sex With His Girlfriend in New Book Proposal

March 21, 2015 04:07:33 GMT

claims in his new book proposal that slept with his girlfriend. In a portion of his book proposal obtained by TMZ, Lil says the incident happened when he was serving his 8-month jail sentence in 2010.

Drake's Head Gets Shoved by Stranger at Dubai Nightclub

March 19, 2015 09:07:35 GMT

Aubrey Drake Graham or went to Movida nightclub in Dubai after he performed for his final tour on Saturday, March 14. TMZ reported that the Canadian rapper was harassed by a stranger who grabbed the top of his head and pushed it downward during the outing.

Drake Sued for Sabotaging 'Drake's Homecoming: The Lost Footage'

March 19, 2015 08:19:24 GMT

is facing a lawsuit from film company Specticast for sabotaging the release of "". The documentary, as reported by TMZ, "features concert footage from a 2009 show in Toronto ... and new interviews with people like Jas Prince ... who discovered Drizzy."

Drake Lines Up J. Cole, Big Sean and More for His OVO Fest

March 18, 2015 02:33:03 GMT

's annual OVO Festival is returning later this year. The Canadian rapper on Tuesday, March 17 unveiled the names who would be taking the stage at the two-day event that this year will take place at Toronto's Molson Canadian Amphitheater on August 2-3.

Drake Not Involved in 'Drake's Homecoming' Film

March 17, 2015 03:30:53 GMT

It turns out that has nothing to do with a documentary about him that's scheduled to be released this week. The Canadian rapper has taken to Twitter to warn his fans that the project titled "" isn't official.

Madonna Will Be on Kanye West's New Album, Says a Collaboration With Drake Is Underway

March 07, 2015 06:15:57 GMT

will be among the stars appearing on 's upcoming album, "So Help Me God". In a new interview with Complex, the pop superstar revealed that she and the rapper co-wrote one song together while they were working on her own full-length "".

Drake Packs on PDA With Model Bernice Burgos in Perth

March 04, 2015 07:50:09 GMT

sparks dating rumors with model Bernice Burgos after they were spotted packing on PDA in Perth, Australia on Tuesday, March 3. In some photos obtained by Radar Online, Drake was seen touching Bernice's body while they relaxed poolside at a hotel.

Big Sean Premieres 'Blessings' Music Video Ft. Drake and Kanye West

March 04, 2015 04:34:19 GMT

has reunited with and for the official music video of their collaboration, "Blessings". Debuted online via Vevo on Tuesday, March 3, the black-and-white clip was shot a few weeks ago in London by director Darren Craig.

Drake Matches The Beatles' Record With 14 Simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 Hits

March 02, 2015 08:53:43 GMT

has reached another milestone in his six-year career. The Canadian rapper now has 14 songs charting simultaneously on Billboard Hot 100, tying a record set 51 years ago by the legendary group .

Drake Throws Shade at Chris Brown During New Zealand Concert

February 24, 2015 04:37:29 GMT

It seems like and are feuding again. After ending their beef last year and even appearing together on the same song ('s "Only"), the Canadian rapper reportedly took a shot at Breezy during his concert in Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday night, February 22.

Drake's 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' Was Planned as a Free Release

February 21, 2015 05:52:38 GMT

's newest mixtape, "", was originally planned to be released for free. In a new interview, DatPiff's founder Kyle "KP" Reilly revealed that the project arriving last week without prior notice was meant to be a Gangsta Grillz mixtape hosted by before the Canadian rapper's label Cash Money got involved and rejected the idea.

Drake's Surprise Project Blocks 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Soundtrack From Billboard 200's No. 1

February 19, 2015 03:28:46 GMT

As expected, 's surprise mixtape "" has landed at No. 1 on this week's Billboard 200. The project, which was made available on iTunes late last week, opens with 535,000 units, 495,000 of which are pure album sales. This marks Drizzy's fourth release to have topped the chart, following 2013's "", 2011's "" and 2010's "".

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