Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, is a Canadian multitalented rapper, songwriter, producer as well as an actor. However, he is best remembered as a famous rapper with such hit albums as Room for Improvement and Thank Me Later. The main music genres that he pursues is hip hop and R&B. During his 14 year career, Drake has won a lot of glorious awards and nominations. Most noticeably, he has won a Grammy Awards and 8 BET Awards.
Drake was born into a musically inclined family in Toronto. His father, Dennis Graham, is a drummer and his uncles, Larry Graham and Teenie Hodges are also musicians. At the age of 5, Drake lived with his mother after his parents’ divorce. They met with financial hardships which became worse when he decided to star on a television show with very little money paid. Despite those hardships, he was still determined to pursue his career as an actor and a rapper.
Besides his successful career, Drake continues attracting social media’s attention for his personal life. In 2015, Drake met a scandal when Rapper
Lil Waynepublicly accused him of screwing his girlfriend.
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