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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 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 "".

Drake Breaks His Own Spotify Record With New Mixtape

February 18, 2015 01:59:06 GMT

has set a new streaming record on Spotify with his newly-released mixtape, "". The project, which arrived late last week without prior notice, was streamed more than 17.3 million times in just three days.

Video: Drake Brings Out Kanye West at Concert, Covers 'Only One' and 'FourFiveSeconds'

February 16, 2015 03:02:10 GMT

co-headlined Sprite's "Obey Your Thirst" concert held during the NBA All-Star weekend. The rapper brought out some of his famous friends including as he took the stage at Irving Plaza in New York City.

Drake Disses Tyga on New Mixtape, Tyga Fires Back

February 14, 2015 01:50:39 GMT

's feud with continues. The Toronto rapper on Thursday night, February 13 dropped a surprise project, which he later confirmed is a mixtape, comprising of 17 songs including one called "6 PM in New York" on which he calls out T-Raww and mentions his relationship with rumored girlfriend .

Drake Releases Surprise 17-Song Project 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late'

February 13, 2015 06:18:17 GMT

is the latest act to pull a . On Thursday night, February 12, the Canadian star surprised fans when he unexpectedly took to Twitter to reveal that he'd made a new project called "" available on iTunes.

Lil Wayne Will Bring Along Nicki Minaj and Drake When He Leaves Cash Money

January 27, 2015 08:25:00 GMT

is bringing along his crew if he leaves Cash Money Records. The rapper is planning to sue the label and its boss for $8 million in unpaid advance of his delayed new album "". In addition to the money, Weezy wants to ensure his Young Money artists stay with him, according to a new TMZ report.

Majid Jordan Releases Dance-Filled 'Forever' Video

January 20, 2015 08:24:25 GMT

Majid Jordan has returned with the official music video for "Forever", a song from their "A Place Like This" EP. Directed by Jamie Webster of Common Good, the clip arrived online on Monday, January 19 via V Magazine.

Drake, Lana Del Rey, Black Keys, Bjork Among Performers for 2015 Governors Ball

January 07, 2015 16:47:58 GMT

Hot on heels of the announcement of this year's Coachella lineup, musical guests for the upcoming 5th annual Governors Ball Music Festival are announced. apparently has landed himself a gig in both the Californian festival and the New York City event.

Drake, AC/DC, Jack White to Headline Coachella 2015

January 06, 2015 21:02:39 GMT

Headliners for the upcoming Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Southern California are revealed. , , and are billed for the main stage this year. The event will kick off April 10 and run two weekends until April 19.

Drake Appears Unscathed in Miami After P.Diddy Brawl

December 13, 2014 05:17:23 GMT

was photographed for the first time in Miami on Thursday, December 11 since his alleged brawl with earlier this week. In some photos obtained by Celebuzz, the "Best I Ever Had" rapper was seen without scars.

Nicki Minaj Premieres 'Only' Music Video Ft. Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown

December 12, 2014 09:20:12 GMT

After teasing it with a number of behind-the-scenes pictures, has finally premiered the official music video for her new single "Only". Hitting Vevo on early Friday morning, December 12, the clip was directed by Hannah Lux Davis whom the raptress previously collaborated with for the "Bang Bang" visuals.

Drake Premieres Collaboration With Rich Homie Quan, 'Tell Me Why'

December 12, 2014 08:30:33 GMT

A number of tracks reportedly featured on "" compilation have leaked online. Among those tracks that unexpectedly hit the web was "Tell Me Why", a collaboration between and .

Video: P. Diddy Accused Drake of Stealing '0 to 100' Beat Months Before Altercation

December 11, 2014 03:41:13 GMT

waited for months before he finally could punch earlier this week. TMZ has obtained a video showing the rap mogul blasting Drizzy and accusing him of stealing the "0 To 100" beat from him during a live gig at Story nightclub in Miami back in June.

Drake and P. Diddy Reportedly Fought Over '0 to 100' Beat

December 10, 2014 02:41:51 GMT

Earlier speculations claiming that and 's fight was over a song are apparently true. TMZ reports that the altercation, which resulted in Drizzy's hospitalization, stemmed from the beat on his "0 to 100/ The Catch Up" which he released earlier this year.

Tyga Parties With Drake's Ex in 'Make It Work' Music Video

December 09, 2014 04:57:36 GMT

The official music video for 's "Make It Work" has arrived for fans' viewing pleasure. Debuted on Monday, December 8, the clip finds the rapper chilling in a private jet with a leopard and a bunch of money around him before joining his crew to take over the streets in L.A. and spending the rest of the day on a rooftop.

Drake Hospitalized Following Brawl With P. Diddy Outside a Miami Nightclub

December 09, 2014 03:54:25 GMT

ended up getting hospitalized after he's involved in a brawl with . The duo was reportedly engaged in a heated argument when attending a birthday party for at club LIV in Miami on early Monday morning, December 8 before Diddy punched Drizzy.

Chris Brown Accuses Karrueche Tran of Cheating on Him With Drake

December 07, 2014 11:06:12 GMT

and Karrueche Tran drama continues. After announcing their latest split, the on-and-off couple is now having an online war. They are blasting each other on Instagram, with Breezy accusing her of cheating on him with his love rival while he was away serving his jail sentence.

Jordin Sparks Puts Ex Jason Derulo on Blast on Remix to Drake's 'How Bout Now'

November 25, 2014 04:20:14 GMT

is less than 24 hours away from releasing her new mixtape titled "Bye Felicia". The "" winner decided to give fans the first taste of the project by dropping her remix to 's "How Bout Now" on Monday, November 24.

Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown Get Animated in 'Only' Lyric Video

November 08, 2014 03:03:06 GMT

has given her latest single "Only" a lyric video treatment. Released on Friday, November 7, the clip finds the raptress and her collaborators, , and , turning into animated characters.

Drake, Tyga and Blac Chyna Feuding on Social Media

November 03, 2014 02:56:25 GMT

, and Blac Chyna took their beef to social media over the weekend. The rift between the Toronto rapper and Tyga started after the latter shared in a recent interview with Vibe that he did not really like Drake and called him "fake."

Nicki Minaj Premieres New Single 'Only' Ft. Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown

October 29, 2014 01:55:29 GMT

The latest single off 's "" album is finally here. Premiered on Tuesday morning, October 28, the song titled "Only" features guest verses from fellow Young Money artists and and a hook by .

Drake Tosses Handfuls of Cash as He Angrily Storms Into Club

October 27, 2014 04:18:29 GMT

threw away handfuls of cash, potentially thousands of dollars, on the ground as he angrily stormed into Stadium Club in Washington D.C. on early Sunday, October 26. At that time, he was celebrating his birthday, which was actually on Friday.

Nicki Minaj Announces New Single 'Only' Ft. Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown

October 27, 2014 04:07:41 GMT

is releasing a follow-up to her smashing hit "Anaconda" later this month. The raptress has announced that the new single from her upcoming album will be titled "Only" and it will feature guest appearances from some of hip-hop's biggest names.

Drake Debuts Three Songs 'How Bout Now', '6 Gods' and 'Heat of the Moment'

October 27, 2014 03:11:20 GMT

celebrated his birthday by treating fans to his new songs. A day after he turned 28 on October 24, the Canadian rapper who's currently readying his new album "" posted three tracks on his SoundCloud page and OvoSound site.

Drake's Song 'How About Now' Leaks

October 20, 2014 02:13:26 GMT

The Internet went into a frenzy when a song unexpectedly hit the web on Sunday, October 19. Titled "How About Now", the slow-tempo track features a sample of Jodeci's classic ballad "My Heart Belongs to You."

DJ Mustard and Drake Are Biggest Winners of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards

October 15, 2014 02:52:41 GMT

The winners of the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards were unveiled before the event aired on Tuesday night, October 14. DJ Mustard was the biggest winner, bagging four nods including DJ of the Year, Producer of the Year, MVP of the Year and Track of the Year. The latter is for his work on , and 's "My Hitta".

Wu-Tang Clan Reveals Why Their Collaboration With Drake Got Scrapped

October 08, 2014 07:14:19 GMT

After debuted "Wu-Tang Forever" last year, reports emerged suggesting that the rapper planned to work with to remix the song. Details about the new version remained unknown until recently, when the rap collective revealed in an interview with MTV that the remix had been scrapped.

Drake Investigated for Allegedly Threatening a Stripper

October 07, 2014 07:23:20 GMT

is accused of threatening a stripper and now he is being investigated by police. According to TMZ, a stripper named Jhonni Blaze said that the Toronto rapper sent her angry messages after they had sex.

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