Drake (born Aubrey Drake Graham) is a singer and actor from Canada. His musical career exploded in 2009 after he signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment. His debut album, Thank Me Later, went to number 1 in the US and Canada. The follow-up album, Take Care, will be released November 15, 2011.
Drake appeared on the tv series Degrassi: The Next Generation from 2001 to 2009. He played Jimmy Brooks, a basketball star who was paralyzed after being shot by a classmate.