Drake is a versatile Canadian artist. He manifested his talent in different genres of music. He is a rapper, singer, and also songwriter.
The journey of his career began with the Canadian TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation.
But he decided later to choose the path of music. Some of his famous albums are Thank Me Later, Take Care, Nothing Was the Same, and Views.
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Aubrey Drake Graham commonly known as Drake was born on 24 th October 1986 in Toronto, Canada. His father’s name is Dennis Graham who is a famous drummer and he worked for the legendary musician Jerry Lee Lewis. His mother’s name is Sandi Graham. She is an English teacher.
She also worked in a flower shop. His father is African-American by origin, whereas his mother is a white jew. His parents got separated after a few years of his birth. When he was just 5 they got divorced.
As a result, his mother had to take the whole responsibility on her shoulder to bring up the child. His father went to Memphis where he got settled. Drake’s mother had to tread the thorny path of life. He spent his early childhood near Weston where working-class people resided.
Despite all the hurdles, his mother managed to find a place in Forest Hill, a comparatively rich city. There she gave him a good education. He attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute. He also attended Vaughan Road Academy for High School. During his academic years, he had to face bullying for being a black jew.
Later, he dropped out the school. However, he completed his high school course in 2012. It is also known that his father was arrested by the police while crossing the border without proper documents.
The discussion that follows in this article will shed light on Drake’s Albums. The entire journey behind Drake’s creation of the albums will be discussed here. A glimpse of Drake Albums in text format will surely interest the readers. In the truest sense of the term, Drake Albums are sonorous, simple, and sublime.
Drake started his career in 2001 when he was a teenager. The father of one of his friends recommended his name to the Canadian drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. And this was the breakthrough of his career. He was given the role of Jimmy Brooks, a wheel-chair bound former basketball player.
There were only 145 episodes of the TV series. After that, he appeared in other television series such as Soul Food, Being Erica, etc. He was also cast guest appearances in many series like Saturday Night Live, Beyond the Break, etc. He also shared his voice in the film Ice Age: Continental Drift.
After that, he decided to shift his career to the world of music. He first appeared in his self-released mixtape Room for Improvement. It was released on 14 th February 2006. ‘Come back Season ‘ mixtape followed it. He propagated a record label named OVO( October’s Very Own).
He released his mixtapes there. In 2009 he released So Far Gone, his third mixtape. Best I Ever Had, and Successful are the most famous tracks of the album. Drake’s Thank Me is the name of his debut Studio Album. It took 2 years to complete the album. Artists like Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, and Kanye West got featured in the tracks.
The single ‘Find Your Love ‘ from the album made a place in the top 10 of The Billboard Hot 100. Thereafter, he released his second studio album on 15th November 2011.
The name of the album was Take Care. There were tracks like Make Me Proud, Take Care, etc. Rihanna was featured in the track Take Care.
The album brought him Grammy Award for the first time. Next, he released his fourth album entitled Views on 29 April 2016. Singles like Hotline Bling, Pop Style, and Too Good were all included in this studio album.
Kanye West was featured in the track Pop Style and Rihanna was featured in the Too Good. In 2018 he released an EP ( Extended Play) titled Scary Hours. ‘Scorpion’ is his fifth studio album. Thereafter, he released the commercial mixtape Dark lane Demo Tapes.
Certified Lover Boy was his sixth Studio Album which was set to release in January 2021. But the release date had to be postponed due to Drake’s health issues. Finally, it was released in September 2021.
Drake New Albums:
Drake released his new album in August 2022. The Album is available on various online Music Platforms.
Drake At A Glance:
How many girlfriends did Drake have?
Drake had affairs with many girls from the world of entertainment. But it was known from the sources that the relationship between Drake and Rihanna was something different. They first met in 2005 and fell in love. They gradually became intimate.
But their intimacy came to an end after some years when Drake came to know about Rihanna’s affair with Brown.
In 2012 a fight ensued between them regarding the affair of Rihanna with Brown. Later, Brown criticized Drake for badly writing a song. By the way, they reconciled in 2014 and appeared jointly in a comedic Skit.
He also was in connection with many other women such as Ericka Lee, Jennifer Lopez, Sophie Brussaux, Serena Williams, and Johanna Leia.
What is Drake’s religion?
Drake was born to a Christian father and a Jewish mother. There was a buzz that he got converted to Islam. Jake uttered ‘InshaAllah’in one of his songs which testifies to his conversion.
Who is Drake’s New girlfriend?
Drake introduced Keshia Chanté on stage (July 28, 2022). From then on people started to speculate that she might be her new girlfriend.
How much is Drake’s income?
Dake approximately earns 21 million USD per year.
How did Drake get his net worth?
Drake generated his net worth from his music franchise, brand endorsement, etc.
What does the word Drake mean?
The word ‘Drake’ when applied as a proper noun signifies a snake or a dragon.