Artist of the Week: Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham, many know him by his stage name Drake. He is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He first garnered recognition for his role as Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He later rose to prominence as a rapper, releasing several mixtapes before signing to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment in June 2009. Drake won several awards during his rapping career and has collaborated with artists such as Rihanna, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, Lupe Fiasco, Trey Songz, and others. Drake stated that Kanye West, Jay-Z, Aaliyah and his mentor Lil Wayne are his biggest influences

Listed here are his mixtapes and albums released:

2006–09: Mixtapes and So Far Gone

2010–11: Thank Me Later

2011–12: Take Care

2012–14: OVO Sound and Nothing Was the Same

2015: If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late and What a Time to Be Alive

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