Nowadays, people are most famous because of their music. Music is the most listened to in the world. Today, we will talk about a person who had made their place in rapping. Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986. He is well known as a Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is recognized as Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08). He found his career in music. He released his debut mixtape Room for Improvement in 2006. Before signing with Young Money Entertainment, he updated the mixtapes which were Comeback Season (2007) and So Far Gone (2009).
He also released his debut studio album which was Thank Me Later in 2010. It came 1st on the US Billboard 200. He got success with taking Care (2011), and Nothing Was the Same (2013). The first commercial mixtape was If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late (2015). The above both were certified multi-platinum in the US. His fourth album was Views (2016). It topped the Billboard 200. His second commercial mixtape was More Life (2017). Latter, it is set on multiple streaming records. There also released the double album Scorpion in 2018. It came on the Billboard Hot 100. It came as number-one singles “God’s Plan”, “Nice for What”, and “In My Feelings. His third commercial mixtape was Dark Lane Demo Tapes. It was released in 2020.
Drake founded the OVO Sound record label with longtime collaborator 40 in 2012 as an entrepreneur. He became the new “global ambassador” of the Toronto Raptors in 2013. He joined the executive committee of the NBA franchise. Then, he started collaborating with American entrepreneur Brent Hocking on the bourbon whiskey Virginia Black In 2016. He made new sales records in Canada. He had also other businesses like designing fashion, a sub-label collaboration with Nike, entertainment production, and a fragrance house. He was the owner of 5 percent of Toronto’s CAD$8.8 billion annual tourism income in 2018.
He had sold more than 170 million records. All this happened because of the world’s best-selling music artists. He is ranked as the highest-certified digital singles artist in the United States by the RIAA. He has got many awards like four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a record 34 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards, and holds several Billboard Hot 100 chart records. He has no doubt the most top 10 singles (54), the most charted songs (258), the most simultaneously charted songs in one week (27), the most Hot 100 debuts in one week (22), and also the most continuous time on the Hot 100 (431 weeks). He is no doubt the number-one single on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hot Rap Songs, and Rhythmic Airplay charts.
Drake’s Instagram account is the most famous in the world and there are almost 5716 posts and 110M followers on the account.
Aubrey Drake Graham took birth on October 24, 1986, in Toronto which is in Ontario. His father’s name was Dennis Graham. He was African-American and a practicing Catholic from Memphis, Tennessee. He used to work as a drummer and as well country musician with Jerry Lee Lewis. Aubrey Drake Graham’s mother was Sandra as called Sandi. She was a Canadian of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage. She used to work as an English teacher and florist. His father met his mother at Club Bluenote in Toronto where he used to go for performances. Drake has a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. He has American citizenship due to his American father. When he was young, he attended a Jewish day school and became a bar mitzvah. When he was five years old, Drake’s parents divorced. He and his mother remained in Toronto and his father went to Memphis. His limited finances and legal issues caused Graham to remain in the United States until Drake’s early adulthood. Graham used to travel to Toronto to bring Drake to Memphis every summer. His father collaborated with a Canadian music group which was Arkells. He did the music video for a song titled “Drake’s Dad”. Graham claimed in an interview that drake used to sell records in absence of his father.
Drake was raised in two Toronto neighborhoods. He used to live on Weston Road in the city’s working-class west end. He remained there until grade six and played minor hockey with the Weston Red Wings. Later, he had to move to one of the city’s affluent neighborhoods which were Forest Hill. They moved in 2000. , Drake replied “When someone asked about the move that “we had a half of a house where we could live in”. The other people had the top half, we had the bottom half. I used to live in the basement and my mom lived on the first floor. It was not big and it was not luxurious.
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Now, He lives in Toronto which is in Ontario. It is consist of 35,000-square-foot. It is a $100 million estate. Its nickname is The Embassy. Lt was built from the ground up in 2017 and it can be seen in the video of his song which is “Toosie Slide”. He has also a home which is in Hidden Hills California. Its nickname is YOLO Estate”. He owned it in 2012. He purchased a Beverly Crest home from Robbie Williams He bought almost $70 million in 2022. He bought a condominium adjacent to the CN Tower. He not only bought CN Tower but also a Boeing 767. He gave on rent almost $65 million multi-purpose property in Beverly Hills in 2021. Drake Instagram