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Real Name: Aubrey Drake Graham
Born: October 24 1986
Height: 6' 0" / 1.82 m
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Hometown: Toronto, Canada.
Did you know?
- Drake started his career when he was 15, acting in a Canadian series called 'Degrassi, the Next Generation'.
- He played in Degrassi up until 2009, but in 2006 he started producing his own music and releasing it via his webwise and MySpace page.
- His third mixtape 'So Far Gone' was the first to make its way to the radio.
- After this success his career took off, and he got to work with Jay-Z, Eminem and Dr Dre among others.
- Drake released his official debut album 'Thank Me Later' in June 2010.
- The record sold 447,000 copies in its first week, reaching No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
- Drake released his second album 'Take Care' in November 2011.
First Single: Over
First Album: Thank Me Later
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