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Drake the hip hop artist was born Aubrey Drake Graham on October 24, 1986. This multi-talented Canadian musician was recognized for his rapping abilities in 2006 with the release of a series of mixtapes. He has appeared on a television show Degrassi The Next Generation which has resulted in a successful acting career.
"Replacement Girl" featuring the musician Trey Songz was an unsigned track through which the talented rapper received considerable attention. His profile impressed major artists in the hip-hop industry. In June of 2009, he landed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment which is a recording label owned by rap star Lil Wayne.
The first full album namely, "Thank Me Later" and the recognition he obtained for his unique EP has contributed to his successful career. The first album climbed to the number one spot on the Billboard chart upon its release. His accolades include two Juno awards for best newcomer in 2010 as well as top rap song for the year.
With an increase in popularity and a growing reputation of success, the young rap star has combined his talents with the likes of major artists within the music industry. Some of these names include Eminem and Jay Z among others. He has been nominated for a number of Grammy categories and was selected to perform at the prestigious event.
After intense competition between labels, the performer finally signed with Universal Motown. His release of "So Far So Gone" consists of a list of songs taken from the originally recorded mixtapes. The third album is called "Take Care" which was released in October 2011 and debuted at number 13 on the Hot 100 chart.
This actor and musician named the second release "Take Care" in reference to the effort and time that went into its development. The most popular singles from this album include "Headlines" and "Make Me Proud" featuring Nicki Minaj. Drake the hip hop artist continues to impress and has become a major contender in the music industry.