Drake

Singer/Song Writer/Actor

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"Sometimes it's your journey that teaches you about your destination" -Drake

Biography

Drake or Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986. He was born in Toronto, Canada. He grew up with a and went to a Jewish School because his mother was Jewish. He said it was hard to go to a Jewish school being black. Drake's parents divorced when he was 5 years old, and he was raised by his mother in Forest Hill. His father was African American and Catholic. He was in many commercials when he was younger, including sears and GMC. Drake made his debut on Billboard Hot 100 through "Best I Ever Had", the single in "So Far Gone". Drake says he felt isolated at Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, his virtually all-white high school. It was one of Drake's classmates at Forest Hill who gave him his start in the entertainment industry. All in all Drake is a very talented singer and songwriter.

Fun Facts

  • His uncle played bass for Sly and the Family Stone.
  • Drake attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute but in the end did not graduate.
  • Drake starred on the show Degrassi.
  • Drake is managed by the power house company Hip Hop Since 1978.

Education

He went to Jewish Day School and Forest Hill Collegiate Institute but did not graduate.

When he got started

Drake got stated in Forest Hill Collegiate Institute but did not graduate he started a record deal in 2009 and started his career.

Major roles

Singer, song writer, and actor.

Influenced

Kanye West, Jay-Z, Aaliyah and his mentor Lil Wayne are his biggest influences.

Awards

He won many Grammys like best lyrics, best artist, best hiphop award, best video award, best collabaration, ect.
Drake - Hotline Bling ( Official Music Video )HD