Drake is a Canadian-born hip hop and R&B artist. He was born on 24th October 1986 as Aubrey Drake Graham. Drake is a multitalented musician; a rapper, songwriter, singer, actor, an entrepreneur and a record producer. In the early 2000s, he first started as an actor on the teen drama TV series Degrassi. He later forsook acting to pursue a rap career by releasing a mixtape called Room for Improvement in 2007.
As a newcomer in the rap game, he released his debut album in 2010 titled Thank Me Later. The album performed wonders by hitting the top spot (number one) on the US Billboard 200. It later got certified Platinum. Drake then followed his first album with Take Care (2011) and Nothing Was the Same (2013). The Take Care album earned him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
After shooting to prominence in the music scene, Drake has consistently released singles and albums which sold several million copies worldwide. His hard work got him signed to Lil Wayne’s record label Young Money Entertainment. So far, he is regarded as one of the best hip hop artists alive.