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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
  
To say this [[Toronto]] mc is talented is a gross understatement. Currently staring on the HIT television show Degrassi (which airs on MTV the-N, BBC London, and others), Drake has been writing songs since he was ten years old; penning lyrics for many up and coming R&B singers. He has worked with Cash Money Records, TVT Records, BMG, and has featured on tracks for producers Mike City, Neek Rusher, [[Saukrates]], and Brian Cox. Much of his musical influence comes from his family, which includes funk creator Larry Graham (Graham Central Station) who’s hit song “One In A Million” became a top 10 hit, and Mabon ‘Teenie’ Hodges who, alongside Willie Mitchell, was the soulful mastermind behind the majority of Al Green’s hits. Having roots in America's deep south, this mc has the potential to have international success and is believed to be the next big thing out of [[Canada]].
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'''Aubrey Clark Graham''' (born October 24, 1986), who records under the mononym [[Drake]], is a Canadian recording artist and actor from [[Toronto]], [[Ontario]]. He originally became known for playing '''Jimmy Brooks''' on the television series ''Degrassi: The Next Generation''.
  
==Music==
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In June 2009, Drake signed a recording contract with [[Lil Wayne]]'s [[Young Money Entertainment]]. In November 2009, [[Lil Wayne]] released a statement announcing that [[Drake]]'s first studio album, ''Thank Me Later'', had been completed. The album was released on June 15, 2010, and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.  The album has since gone platinum.  He released his second studio album on November 15, 2011 titled ''Take Care''.  [[Drake]] was set to release an R&B mixtape sometime in the future along with a collaboration album with [[Lil Wayne]] however both have been postponed for various reasons.
  
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[[Drake]] has worked with several other hip-hop artists such as [[Lil Wayne]], [[Young Jeezy]], [[Kanye West]], [[Eminem]], and [[Jay-Z]]. With the success of his mixtape turned EP ''So Far Gone'', [[Drake]] has been nominated for several awards including Grammys, even being selected to perform at the 2010 Grammy award ceremony.  [[Drake]] has also won several awards, including two Juno Awards in 2010 for Best New Artist, and Rap Recording of the Year.
  
[http://www.hiphopcanada.com/_site/media/audio/stream/drake_lilwayne_-_brandnew_remix.m3u Brand New rmx ft. Lil Wayne]
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==Discography==
  
[http://www.hiphopcanada.com/_site/media/audio/stream/drake_f_belly_-_i_do_this.m3u I Do This ft. Belly]
 
  
[http://www.hiphopcanada.com/_site/media/choicecuts/stream/drake_-_money.m3u Money]
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===Mixtapes===
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*'''2006''': ''[[Room for Improvement]]''
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*'''2007''': ''[[Comeback Season]]''
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*'''2009''': ''[[So Far Gone]]''
  
[http://www.hiphopcanada.com/_site/media/choicecuts/stream/drake_-_dowhatyoudo.m3u Do What You Do]
 
  
[http://www.hiphopcanada.com/_site/media/choicecuts/stream/drake_replacementgirl.m3u Replacement Girl ft. Trey Songz]
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===Albums===
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*'''2010''': ''[[Thank Me Later]]''
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==Video==
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cimoNqiulUE Headlines]
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lTB1pIg1y0 Over]
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyv4Bjja8yc Find Your Love]
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRLSQDCkcaA Miss Me ft. Lil Wayne]
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
  
 
[http://www.myspace.com/thisisdrake Drake's MySpace]
 
[http://www.myspace.com/thisisdrake Drake's MySpace]
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[http://www.weareyoungmoney.com Young Money Official Site]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:17, 28 November 2011

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Biography

Aubrey Clark Graham (born October 24, 1986), who records under the mononym Drake, is a Canadian recording artist and actor from Toronto, Ontario. He originally became known for playing Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation.

In June 2009, Drake signed a recording contract with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment. In November 2009, Lil Wayne released a statement announcing that Drake's first studio album, Thank Me Later, had been completed. The album was released on June 15, 2010, and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album has since gone platinum. He released his second studio album on November 15, 2011 titled Take Care. Drake was set to release an R&B mixtape sometime in the future along with a collaboration album with Lil Wayne however both have been postponed for various reasons.

Drake has worked with several other hip-hop artists such as Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Kanye West, Eminem, and Jay-Z. With the success of his mixtape turned EP So Far Gone, Drake has been nominated for several awards including Grammys, even being selected to perform at the 2010 Grammy award ceremony. Drake has also won several awards, including two Juno Awards in 2010 for Best New Artist, and Rap Recording of the Year.

Discography

Mixtapes


Albums


Video

Headlines

Over

Find Your Love

Miss Me ft. Lil Wayne

External Links

Drake's MySpace

Young Money Official Site