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Drake

Drake is a Grammy award winning Canadian rapper andsinger signed to Young Money/Universal Motown. Drakeshot toglobal fameuponthe release of his criticallyacclaimed 2009 mixtape So Far Gone. Drake’s music career began in 2006 with the release ofhis debut mixtape Room for Improvement. The tapefeaturedcollaborationswithTrey Songz, Lupe Fiasco andNikelus F and marked the beginning of a long- timepartnership with Canadianproducer boi-1da. Themixtapesoldaround 6,000 copies in the year of itsrelease. Comeback Season, Drake’s second official mixtape,was relea ...read more

Drake is a Grammy award winning Canadian rapper andsinger signed to Young Money/Universal Motown. Drakeshot toglobal fameuponthe release of his criticallyacclaimed 2009 mixtape So Far Gone. Drake’s music career began in 2006 with the release ofhis debut mixtape Room for Improvement. The tapefeaturedcollaborationswithTrey Songz, Lupe Fiasco andNikelus F and marked the beginning of a long- timepartnership with Canadianproducer boi-1da. Themixtapesoldaround 6,000 copies in the year of itsrelease. Comeback Season, Drake’s second official mixtape,was released in 2007. Little Brother, Malice from Clipseand Dweleare featuredonthe mixtape. The track "Man ofthe Year" signified the start of a close affiliation betweenDrake and Lil’Wayne’s recording labelYoungMoneyEntertainment. In 2009, Drake released his highly anticipated thirdmixtape So Far Gone to critical acclaim andcommercial success. Itslead single,BestI Ever Had,peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has sincebeen certified double platinum by the RIAA. The rappereventuallysigned adeal with Young Money Entertainmentin the summer of 2009 and released an official EPversionof the mixtape soon after. The EPeventuallyreceived Goldstatus for shipments of 500,000 units. Drake's success continued into 2010 with the release ofhis major label debut album Thank Me Later. Thealbum debutedat #1 ontheBillboard Album Chart and hassince been certified Platinum by the RIAA for sales ofapproximately 1,100,000copies in the US todate.Itproduced three further singles which attainedchart success; "Find Your Love", "Miss Me" and"Fancy". Drake's second studio album, Take Care, wasannounced on November 17, 2010. It was officiallyreleased on November15th 2011.Take Care featuresan atmospheric sound that is characterized by low-keymusical elements andincorporates R&B, pop, and post-dubstep styles. The album has been noted by musicwriters for its minimalist R&B elements,existentialsubject matter, conflicted lyrics,andDrake's trademarksung/rapped vocals. The album debuted at number oneonthe US Billboard 200 chart, selling 631,000 copies initsfirstweek. By April 7, 2013, it had sold 2,003,000copies, according toNielsen SoundScan. Drake and producer Noah "40" Shebib formed a recordlabel named OVO Sound in early 2012. The label signeditsfirstartist,PARTYNEXTDOOR, and also signedproducers Boi-1da, T-Minus, and Mike Zombie. WhenDrake accepted his Grammy forTakeCareat thebeginning of 2013 he also announced his next studioalbum would be called Nothing Was TheSame andthe first singlewould be"Started From the Bottom". Thealbum was released on September 24, 2013 anddebutedat number 1 on the Billboard 200. « hide

Similar Bands: Kanye West, ASAP Rocky, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, PARTYNEXTDOOR

LPs
Scorpion
2018

2.2
371 Votes
Views
2016

2.5
743 Votes
Nothing Was the Same
09/24/2013

3.3
1,021 Votes
Take Care
2011

3.5
1,290 Votes
Thank Me Later
2010

2.7
904 Votes
EPs
The Best In The World Pack
2019

2.4
24 Votes
Scary Hours
2018

2.8
84 Votes
So Far Gone EP
2009

3.2
257 Votes
Compilations
Dark Lane Demo Tapes
2020

2.4
73 Votes
Care Package
2019

2.8
46 Votes
More Life
2017

2.7
362 Votes
If You're Reading This It's Too Late
2015

3.5
753 Votes
So Far Gone
2008

3.2
289 Votes
Comeback Season
2007

2.9
89 Votes
Room for Improvement
2006

2.6
42 Votes

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