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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 on Feud With Meek Mill: 'I Haven't Taken a Loss All Week'

August 03, 2015 02:46:50 GMT

continued laughing off 's diss song about him, "Wanna Know". The rapper was caught on camera throwing shade at his nemesis when he was participating in a celebrity game of kickball against on Friday afternoon, July 31.

The Game and Drake Tour Compton in '100' Music Video

August 01, 2015 05:45:54 GMT

Topping off his busy week, visits Compton in the just-released music video of 's "100". The Canadian native is accompanied by the West Coast rapper on a tour around the city in the Theo Skudra-directed clip.

Meek Mill Fires Back at Drake With His Own Diss Track 'Wanna Know'

July 31, 2015 05:04:22 GMT

's long-awaited response to 's diss tracks is finally here. The rapper premiered on Thursday night, July 30 via DJ Funkmaster Flex's Hot 97 radio show a record of his own, called "Wanna Know", on which he insists that Drizzy had a ghostwriter named Quentin Miller write his lyrics.

Hannibal Buress Talks to Beverly Hills Residents About Drake and Meek Mill's Beef

July 31, 2015 02:45:00 GMT

has weighed in on and 's much-talked-about feud. The comedian headed to Beverly Hills for the Wednesday night, July 29 episode of his Comedy Central show "Why?" and tried to find out who's going to win the war by asking random people he met on the streets if they knew who the rappers were.

Drake Rips Meek Mill in Second Diss Record 'Back to Back'

July 29, 2015 15:27:18 GMT

slammed anew in a fresh freestyle called "Back to Back" which was recently posted on OVO's Soundcloud. The Canadian rapper took a dig at Mill for piggybacking on his girlfriend 's fame.

Meek Mill Takes More Shots at Drake During Nicki Minaj's Brooklyn Concert

July 28, 2015 08:56:17 GMT

's war with is apparently not going to end anytime soon. After accusing the Canadian MC of using ghostwriter, the MMG rapper made things worse when he recently performed at girlfriend 's "The Pinkprint" show in Brooklyn, NY.

Drake Debuts New Tracks 'Hotline Bling' and 'Right Hand'

July 27, 2015 04:00:13 GMT

The diss track "Charged Up" wasn't the only exclusive shared during the latest edition of his OVO Sound Radio show on Beats 1. The Canadian native also unveiled two other new tracks called "Hotline Bling" and "Right Hand" in the show's Saturday, July 25 episode.

Drake Denies Ghostwriting Allegation in Song 'Charged Up', Meek Mill Responds

July 26, 2015 17:13:31 GMT

and feud continues after the latter accused the former of using a ghostwriter. On his Beats 1's OVO Sound Radio show, Drizzy released a track called "Charged Up" to diss his rival and, in the process, refute a claim that his rap verses were written by someone else.

Meek Mill Claims Drake Doesn't Write His Own Rap

July 22, 2015 08:03:21 GMT

wasn't the only one launching a Twitter rant on Tuesday, July 21. Hours after she called out MTV VMAs for her Video of the Year snub, and later got into a brief online feud with , her boyfriend took a shot at fellow rapper in a string of tweets, accusing him of not writing his own rap verses.

Rihanna and Drake's Song Sounds Like Loud Farts, According to Siri

July 15, 2015 03:12:37 GMT

Siri can be really mean sometimes. After Apple users found out a few weeks ago that she could give the sassiest response to the question, "What is zero divided by zero?", now they discover that the intelligent personal assistant will throw serious shade at when asked to play loud farts.

Drake Parodies Miley Cyrus, Kanye West in 'Energy' Music Video

July 11, 2015 01:54:23 GMT

has just dropped the official music video for his "Energy". Directed by Fleur & Manu, the bizarre clip premiered on Friday, July 10 via Apple Music finds the rapper transforming himself into fellow famous stars and recreating their biggest moments.

Will Smith Hints at Collaboration With Drake

July 06, 2015 09:19:17 GMT

has apparently added to the list of collaborators for his new album. As reported by Complex, the actor revealed that he'd been working on something with the rapper as he gave an update on his upcoming music in a recent interview on his son 's Beats 1 radio show MSFTS Frequency.

Drake Previews Music Video for 'Energy'

July 06, 2015 07:31:35 GMT

is readying a music video for his "Energy". Before dropping it in full, the rapper shared via Instagram on Sunday, July 5 a sneak-peek. "Energy directed by Fleur & Manu coming soon," he wrote in the caption.

Eminem, Pharrell, Drake, Elton John Among Stars Helping Launch Apple Music

June 25, 2015 20:18:28 GMT

Apple has enlisted a number of hot stars to help launch their music streaming service which includes Beats 1 Radio. Rappers and as well as singers like and are among the lineup for the upcoming event.

Lil Wayne: Drake and Nicki Minaj May Leave Cash Money due to Birdman's Incompetence

June 23, 2015 02:53:23 GMT

The war between and isn't going to end anytime soon. After suing his former mentor and blasting him in numerous occasions over the delay of his "", Tunechi has filed new court documents saying that the Cash Money boss is not competent enough to manage his company's artists like and .

Kanye West and Amber Rose Party at Drake's L.A. Mansion

June 16, 2015 03:41:57 GMT

and attended 's pool party at his L.A. mansion on Sunday, June 14. Radar Online reported that the "Gold Digger" rapper left his pregnant wife to party with Amber.

Drake and Pharrell Confirmed for Apple's Revamped Music Service

June 02, 2015 01:45:50 GMT

and are indeed involved in Apple's revamped music service, which is set to be unveiled during Apple's 2015 Worldwide Developers Conference next week. Following recent speculations, Billboard can confirm that the two stars will be a part of the music service, although more details including what role they will play are still kept under wraps.

Drake Debuts New Freestyle at Detroit Show

May 29, 2015 02:25:47 GMT

surprised those attending his recent show in Detroit. Between performing his hits, the rapper treated them to a brand new freestyle when his "Jungle Tour" stopped at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Wednesday night, May 27.

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.

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