Numbers of Grammy award-winning rapper, Drake is having two shots at recognition and had nailed both.
He came to the status into the teen soap named “Degrassi- The next generation in the role of Jimmy Brooks”. He played a wheelchair bounced character for about 7 years.
After he left the show, he became the popular rapper by signing the deal for “Young Money Entertainment” with Lil Wayne.
He was also outlined for dating Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna.
He released the debut studio album “Thank Me Later” that debuted at number 1 on US Billboard 200 and was certified as “platinum”.
The two next series of him “Nothing was the same” (2013) and “Take Care” (2011) was successful.
In the year 2015, he released two mix tapes that include collaboration with future he followed the 4th studio album “View” has broken many chart records.
Among the single hits was “Hotline Bling” for which he got Grammy award for the awesome rap songs and also the best rap-sung performance at 2017.
He also released mixtape more life and it became the 7th consecutive number 1 on billboard 200 and has set the multiple streaming records.
One year later he also released “double Album Scorpion” that had broken streaming records and also housed Grammy award winning number 1 single “God’s Plan”.
He was born on 24th October 1986 and in Toronto in Canada. He rose with the passion of music in his blood.
His dad Dennis Graham for legendary rock n roll star named “Jerry Lee Lewis” was a drummer.
His uncle “Larry Graham” used to play for sly and Family Stone. He said that his mother “Sandi Graham” call to from very musical family.
He belongs to unique ethnic and eclectic and religious background. His mother is a white Canadian Jew and father is American-African catholic.
Also, he said that he is a black man because he is fully immersed in the black culture than any other. He being Jewish is a twist and is making him different.
His parents got divorced when he was just 5 years old and was raised by mother in the forest Hill a principally and wealthy Jewish neighborhood in Toronto.
He also attended the Jewish day school and at 13 years he had the bar mitzvah and he looked Jewish high holy days.
His mother makes Hanukkah Fun and when he was younger her mother gave cool gifts and makes latkes for him.
Regardless Jewish upbringing he said that he felt to be completely isolated at the “forest hill collegiate institute.
He said that none understood what to be Jewish and black but he added that being fully different from others had made him greatly stronger.
At 15 years of age was eager to begin his career as an actor and a high school friend has introduced him to his father working as an acting agent.
The acting agent found a role on Canadian teen drama series named as “Degrassi- The next generation”.
He portrayed “Jimmy Brooks” basketball star that becomes disable physically after classmate shot him.
When was asked about the previous acting career, he said that his mother was sick and were poor and only money he gets was from the Canadian TV.
He will continue to appear on show till 2007, returning to the sporadic appearances until his character from school is graduated. Overall he appeared in a total of 145 episodes.
After he became musically inspired by Jay Z and Clipse, he self-released mixtape “Room for Improvement”.
The mixtape was featuring Lupe Fiasco and Try SongZ and it included vast production from the Canadian producers Frank Dukes and Boi-1da. When asked about it, he described that this project is prettier straightforward and radio friendly and not is not having much content.
It was released for sale and has been sold more than 6,000 copies. He released the second mixtape in 2007 “Comeback Season”.
Released from the founded label “October’s Very Own, it has spawned “Replacement Girl” featuring “Trey SongZ that has made him first unsigned rapper.
In 2009 he released the third mixtape “So far gone” that was made easily available for free of cost downloading by the OVO blog website that featured Try SongZ, Bun B, Omarion, and Lloyd.
It had received about 2000 downloads within the release of the first 2 hours and found the mainstream commercial success because of singles “Successful” and “best I ever had”.
Both had got golden certification by RIAA with former peaking at the number 2 on Billboard hot 100.
Drake with Lil’s Wayne had the collaborations and followed him on his tour in early career. Also, Drake collaborated with best rap artist that includes Eminem, DJ Khaled, Rihana, Chris Brown, and Nicki Minaj and many more.
Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian actor and recording artists. He started the career in 2001 with the legal name “Aubrey Graham”.
In his acting career, he had got many awards nominations for playing the role of Jimmy Brooks and winning the best ensemble in TV series in 2002.
Drake overall has won about 123 awards from the total nomination of 532 that is including 4 Grammy awards from 42 nominations.
Few of the awards are like for American music award, ASCAP music award, BET awards, BMI awards, BBC music awards, Billboard music award and Break Tudo awards, More he won like Global awards, Grammy awards, Brit awards, Danish Music Awards, London International awards, Juno awards, NAACP image awards, Latin American music award, Young Artist award, Sucker Free award, NRJ Music award, People’s Choice awards and Polaris Music Prize.
No doubt winning all those awards has made him the best artist that is showing that he is a successful artist in the field of Hollywood.
In 2019 the net worth of Drake is estimated as $ 140 Million. This is making him to be the successful rapper for all time till dated.
He has won the greater awards that are discussed above, in his career that has made him doubtlessly a successful artist in his life and is popular among the people all across the globe.
So, this was all about Drake that his fan follower is willing to know.