Today, on 24 October, prolific rapper Drake turns 33. He is a mysterious Scorpio who has captivated the world with his catchy and soulful rap songs. He is also a father to a little boy who turned two on 11 October
These are five interesting facts that Briefly.co.za uncovered about Drake:
Drake is mixed of heritage. He was born to a Jewish-Canadian mom and an African-American dad.
He grew up in Canada and was a child actor before beginning a rap career.
Drake was discovered by a man named Jas Prince. Jas Prince introduced him to Lil' Wayne, who later facilitated him being signed to Birdman's Young Money label.
In 2017, Jas Prince reached an $11 million settlement with Young Money after suing the company for breach of contract with regards to profits from Drake's work.
Drake allegedly had a brief fling with popstar, Rihanna. This resulted in him getting into a club brawl with Rihanna's ex, singer Chris Brown, in 2012.
This is apparently all water under the bridge now as the two male artists collaborated on a song for Chris's Indigo album this year.
Drake's 2018 album Scorpion broke the Billboard Hot 100 record for the most songs on the chart in a single week by one artist. He placed a record 27 songs on the chart in seven days.
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