Drake (Canadian actor/rapper)

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Legal name: Aubrey Drake Graham

Also performs as: Champagne Papi


Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), known simply as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. Intent on pursuing a career as a rapper, he departed the series in 2007 following the release of his debut mixtape, Room for Improvement. He released two further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.

Drake released his debut studio album, Thank Me Later, in 2010 to commercial success. Thank Me Later debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and was soon certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His next two releases, 2011's Take Care and 2013's Nothing Was the Same, were worldwide successes, with certifications of quadruple and triple platinum respectively in U.S. sales, with the former also earning him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. They were followed by two mixtapes, with the trap-influenced If You're Reading This It's Too Late, and a collaboration with Future for What a Time to Be Alive, in 2015. Each mixtape saw widespread commercial success, with the former being certified double platinum in the U.S., as well as being subject to rave critical reception. Drake released his fourth album, Views, in 2016, breaking numerous chart records in the process. Views sat atop the Billboard 200 for ten nonconsecutive weeks, becoming the first album by a solo male to do so in over 10 years. It also saw Drake leading the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200 simultaneously for eight weeks, breaking the previous record of seven held by both Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. It also achieved triple platinum status in the U.S., and earned over 1 million album-equivalent units in the first week of its release.

Alongside his Grammy Award win, Drake has won three Juno Awards and six BET Awards. He also occupies the highest number of singles to reach number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. He has the most number ones on the Hot Rap Songs, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and Rhythmic Charts.

Drake has developed other ventures, including his OVO Sound record label with longtime collaborator Noah "40" Shebib. Drake acts as a producer, producing under the pseudonym of Champagne Papi. Using the "OVO" moniker, Drake has his own clothing line and his own channel on Beats 1. He is also currently acting as the global ambassador for NBA franchise, the Toronto Raptors.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 Thank Me Later Drake 3 3
2011 Take Care Drake 3.5 6
2013 Nothing Was the Same Drake 5 5
2016 Views Drake 2
More Life Drake 0

Album + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Room for Improvement Drake 1
2007 Comeback Season Drake 1
2008 Heartbreak Drake Drake 2 1
2009 So Far Gone Drake 1
2010 No More Thank Yous Drake 1
2015 If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late Drake 2
2015 What a Time to Be Alive Drake & Future 3 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 Best I Ever Had Drake 4 1
2009 The Future of the Future Drake feat. Cassettes Won't Listen 1
2010 Over Drake 3 1
2010 Find Your Love Drake 5 1
2010 Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready) Alicia Keys feat. Drake 1
2010 9AM in Dallas Drake 1
2010 I'm Ready for You Drake 5 1
2010 What's My Name? Rihanna feat. Drake 3 2
2010 Moment 4 Life Nicki Minaj feat. Drake 4 2
2011 I'm on One DJ Khaled feat. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne 3 1
2011 Trust Issues Drake 3 2
2011 Marvins Room Drake 4 1
2011 Headlines Drake 4 1
2011 She Will Lil Wayne feat. Drake 1
2011 Club Paradise Drake 3 1
2011 Round of Applause Waka Flocka Flame feat. Drake 1
2011 Make Me Proud Drake feat. Nicki Minaj 2
2011 Tony Montana Future feat. Drake 1
2011 So Good Shanell feat. Drake & Lil Wayne 1
2012 Stay Schemin Rick Ross feat. Drake & French Montana 4 2
2012 No Lie 2 Chainz feat. Drake 1
2012 Pop That French Montana feat. Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne 4 1
2012 Amen Meek Mill feat. Drake 1
2012 We in This 1.5 DJ Drama feat. Drake & Future 1
2012 F**kin' Problems A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar 1
2012 The Zone The Weeknd feat. Drake 1
2013 Love Me Lil Wayne feat. Drake & Future 1
2013 Started From the Bottom Drake 4 2
2013 5AM in Toronto Drake 1
2013 Girls Love Beyoncé Drake feat. James Fauntleroy 1
2013 No New Friends (SFTB remix) DJ Khaled feat. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne 1
2013 Versace Migos feat. Drake 3
2013 All Me Drake 1
2013 Hold On, We're Going Home Drake feat. Majid Jordan 1
2013 Know Bout Me Timbaland feat. JAY Z, Drake & James Fauntleroy 1 1
2014 0 to 100 / The Catch Up Drake 1
2014 6 God Drake 1
2014 Only Nicki Minaj feat. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown 1
2014 How About Now Drake 1
2015 100 The Game feat. Drake 1
2015 Charged Up Drake 1
2015 Right Hand Drake 1
2015 Back to Back Drake 1
2015 Hotline Bling Drake 4 1
2016 Work Rihanna feat. Drake 3
2016 Summer Sixteen Drake 1
2016 Come and See Me PARTYNEXTDOOR feat. Drake 2
2016 One Dance Drake feat. WizKid & Kyla 1
2016 Pop Style Drake feat. Kanye West & JAY Z 1
2016 Fake Love Drake 1
2016 Sneakin' Drake feat. 21 Savage 1

Single + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 The Motion Drake 1
2013 We Made It Drake feat. Soulja Boy 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 So Far Gone Drake 2

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