Drake By: Surya Dewan
General Information • Aubrey Drake Grahamis Drake’s real name. • Born on October 24, 1986. he is currently 25 years old and born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Drake is a artist and actor. • Drake started his career in high school when he did not graduate but started acting and that started his career. • Drake is also called Drizzy Drake. Drake’s genres are Hip hop, R&B, and pop. Drake’s claim to fame is “Best I Ever Had” which had came out in 2009. • Drake’s first mix tape was “ Room For Improvement” • Then Drake had became Lil Wayne’s protégé and made the song “Man Of The Year” by Drake ft. Lil Wayne and that made a very close relationship with Lil Wayne. • Drake is 6' 4“ for his height. • Drakes parents are Dennis Graham his dad and his mother is Sandi Graham • They got divorced when Drake was 5 years old so it was a very hard time for him, he had also said that “ my parents divorce was the best thing that ever happened to me ” had said.
These are links to songs he had made . Look under. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nnESNYt888 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mT4Q_Sdsfk • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGb-4OQSqNU • These are also one of my favorite songs from Drake.
Influences • Drake’s influences are Lil Wayne , Kanye West ,, Jimi Hendrix, and at last Jay-z • Kanye West influenced Drake by the way he dressed, his crew, his songs and that had intriguing Drake and that made a influence on Drake to be a rapper or singer but they are the same things. • Lil Wayne influenced Drake because a since Lil Wayne was in Jail Drake had been talking and became a really close friend to Lil Wayne while he was a singer so that inspired him to become singer or rapper and Lil Wayne is still a rapper and singer. • Jimi Hendrix is a late rocker and he influenced Drake because he would perform under pressure and he would love the way he performed and influenced Drake. • Leonardo DiCaprio influenced Drake because he thought and still does that his work was lively and he knew how to carries himself • Jay-z influenced Drake by being intelligence and he knows the game rap so decided that he was a role model • Drake has many great influences and they are known to the world as well.
Original Artists Pop R&b 1. Run-D.M.C. 2. Public Enemy 3. 2Pac 4. Eric B. & Rakim 5. Jay-Z 6. OutKast 7. N.W.A 8. Notorious B.I.G. 9. Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five10. A Tribe Called Quest11. Nas12. Ice Cube13. LL Cool J14. De La Soul15. Kanye West16. Scarface17. Big Daddy Kane18. Dr. Dre 1. Stevie Wonder 2. Led Zeppelin 3. Elton John 4. Pink Floyd 5. Rolling Stones 6. The Eagles 7. Marvin Gaye 8. Queen 9. James Brown10. The Who11. Black Sabbath12. Aretha Franklin13. David Bowie14. Paul McCartney/Wings15. Parliament/Funkadelic16. The Isley Brothers17. Fleetwood Mac18. John Lennon 1. James Brown 2. Ray Charles 3. Stevie Wonder 4. Aretha Franklin 5. Marvin Gaye 6. Sam Cooke 7. Fats Domino 8. Louis Jordan 9. The Temptations10. Otis Redding11. Little Richard12. Sly & the Family Stone13. Michael Jackson14. Chuck Berry15. Curtis Mayfield / The Impressions16. Al Green17. Diana Ross & the Supremes
About His Music • Drake is famous for his hit singles “ Miss Me” , “ Find Your Love” and the best for last “ Fancy feat. T.I and Swizz Beatz” • Drake’s genres are Pop, Hip hop, and R&B are Drake’s genres. • Drake is known for his three hit singles “ Fancy feat. T.I and Swizz Beatz” and “Best I Ever Had” and at last “Man Of The Year” • Drake’s music is about he relates to people and how he express’s himself • Drake’s first type of music was on a mixtape then on cd’s then he came very popular
Drake’s Favorites • Drake’s favorite song is Fireworks feat. Alica Keys because she is so creative cause when Drake was working with her she had such creative ideas so that is Drake likes Alica as a singer Drake also likes many other artists songs but this is his favorite song not including his own songs
Biography • Drake aka Aubrey Drake Graham is already spitting out epic raps • He iscollaborated with Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, and Young Jeezy • Drake is a Hip hop, Pop, and R&B artist • Drake already has some famous girlfriends • Drake’s label is Young Money Entertainment and that is also Lil Wayne label • While Drake’s daddy was in jail he met a rapper named Poverty and they often switched lyrics and gave each other advise
Drake By: Surya Dewan