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Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. Gaining recognition by starring as Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08), Drake pursued a career in music releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement in 2006; he subsequently released the mixtapes Comeback Season (2007) and So Far Gone (2009) before signing with Young Money Entertainment.Drake released his debut studio album, Thank Me Later, in 2010, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. He achieved major critical success with Take Care (2011) and commercial success with Nothing Was the Same (2013) and his first commercial mixtape, If You're Reading This It's Too Late (2015); the latter two were certified multi-platinum in the US. Drake's fourth album, Views (2016), sat atop the Billboard 200 for 13 nonconsecutive weeks, becoming the first album by a male solo artist to do so in over a decade, and featured the chart record-setting lead single "One Dance". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Drake has received more than 2,777,333 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Drake is the 211th most popular singer (down from 199th in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Canada (down from 48th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Canadian Singer.

Drake is most famous for his music, which is a mix of rap and R&B.

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Among singers, Drake ranks 211 out of 3,541Before him are Neil Diamond, Peter Green, Rob Halford, George Benson, Boris Christoff, and Debbie Harry. After him are Sammy Davis Jr., Tom Morello, Omara Portuondo, Kylie Minogue, Vicky Leandros, and Shirley Bassey.

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Among people born in 1986, Drake ranks 4Before him are Lady Gaga, Shia LaBeouf, and Usain Bolt. After him are Sergio Ramos, Rafael Nadal, Manuel Neuer, Robert Pattinson, Emilia Clarke, Mario Mandžukić, Amber Heard, and Asa Akira.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Drake ranks 55 out of 1,130Before him are Donald O. Hebb (1904), Joni Mitchell (1943), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Glenn Ford (1916), Conrad Bain (1923), and Elizabeth Arden (1878). After him are Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (1943), Sidney Altman (1939), Arthur B. McDonald (1943), Charles Brenton Huggins (1901), Ryan Gosling (1980), and A. E. van Vogt (1912).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Drake ranks 4Before him are Celine Dion (1968), Paul Anka (1941), and Bryan Adams (1959). After him are Mylène Farmer (1961), Justin Bieber (1994), Denny Doherty (1940), Shawn Mendes (1998), Nelly Furtado (1978), Shania Twain (1965), Alanis Morissette (1974), and Jon Vickers (1926).

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