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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 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, "". 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 "".

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.

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