One of the greatest artist of our time
Drake, the most famous black Jewish Canadian rap star there is to day, he is like the only. Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Canada. Drake grew up with music running threw his veins. Both of his parents had s part in music, his father a drummer for Jerry Lee Lewis and Drake says his mother came from a family that is "very musical".
He grew up with very religious differences, his dad a African-American Catholic and his mom a white Canadian Jew. Drake says, "At the end of the day, I consider myself a black man because I'm more immersed in black culture than any other. Being Jewish is kind of a cool twist. It makes me unique."
Drake started his career when one of his classmates farther that was a agent go him starting acting. Shortly after that, in 2001, Drake got a role on the teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. While on Degrassi in 2006, he sold his first mixed tape and sold 6,000 copys. In 2008 Drake was getting ready to give up on his rap career and find somthing else. Then he got a call from Lil Wayne saying that he wants him to go on tour with him and that is were he started to get big in the rap world.
In the mid-2009, Drake had a record deal with "Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment". On June 15, 2010, Drake made his first full studio album, Thank Me Later, which debuted at #1 in both American and Canadian album charts and has since been certified as a platinum album.