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Background information
Birth name Aubrey Drake Graham
Born October 24, 1986
Born place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genre(s) Hip-hop
Contemporary R&B
Years active 2001—present
Label(s) Cash Money Records
Young Money Entertainment
Associated acts Lil Wayne
Bun B
Young Jeezy
Nicki Minaj
Trey Songz
Young Money Entertainment
Website Website

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Drake Overview


Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), who records under the mononym Drake, is a Canadian recording artist and actor. He originally became known for playing character Jimmy Brooks on the television series "Degrassi: The Next Generation". Graham continued to recognize a close affiliation with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment, before officially signing with the record label in June 2009. In November 2009, Lil Wayne released a statement announcing that Drake's first studio album, "Thank Me Later", had been completed; the album was released on June 15, 2010 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.

Thank Me Later (2010) So Far Gone (EP) (2009) So Far Gone (2009) Comeback Season (2007) Room For Improvement (2006)

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Drake Vows To Remain With Lil' Wayne And Young Money 'Forever'

April 5, 2011
Drake has said he intends to remain part of Lil' Wayne's Young Money stable "forever". There has been speculation over the rapper's relationship with the label in recent weeks after he chose to sit out a place on Lil' Wayne's I Am Still Music tour.   Read more 

Drake, Rihanna Added To Grammy Awards 2011 Line-Up

February 2, 2011
Drake and Rihanna are among the acts who will perform at this month’s Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Arcade Fire, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry have also been confirmed by organisers.  Read more 

Jessie J Lines Up Collaboration With Drake

January 26, 2011
Jessie J has revealed that she has a collaboration with Drake lined up. The BBC's Sound Of 2011 winner has said that she is in 'talks' with the Canadian rapper about a possible collaboration.  Read more 

Drake Wants To Work With The Streets' Mike Skinner

January 18, 2011
Drake has revealed that Mike Skinner from The Streets is the next UK artist he is desperate to work with. The rapper, who is already enjoying chart success on Rihanna's 'What's My Name', said Skinner is his next ideal collaboration.  Read more 

Drake Set To Work With Florence And The Machine And The xx

January 13, 2011
Drake has revealed that he has been in the studio working on tracks with Florence And The Machine and Jamie from The xx. The rapper, who currently features on Rihanna's number one track 'What's My Name', says he enjoys working with UK acts.  Read more 

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