Demoen hennes ble sendt til flere plateselskaper, og senere signerte hun en kontrakt med Def Jam Recordings etter audition for presidenten av plateselskapet, rapperen Jay-Z.Debutalbumet hennes, Music of the Sun (2005) og oppfølgeren A Girl Like Me (2006) har begge ligget på topp ti på Billboard 200-listen.Alongside his Grammy Award wins, Drake has won three Juno Awards and six BET Awards.Drake has developed other ventures, including his OVO Sound record label with longtime collaborator Noah "40" Shebib.In late 2016, he began a relationship with Jennifer Lopez.He had an on-again, off-again relationship with Rihanna, whom he first began dating in 2009.in the role of Jimmy Brooks, a wheelchair-bound character he played for seven years.
He released two further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment in June 2009. His next two releases were 2011's Take Care and 2013's Nothing Was the Same, with certifications of quadruple and triple platinum respectively in the U.
S., with the former also earning him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. becoming the first album by a solo male to do so in over 10 years.
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. Its single "One Dance" topped the chart in several countries, including the U.
And it was all―at least from the social media evidence―chill!
Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s.
He traveled between Memphis and Toronto quite often as a child, due to his parents' divorce.