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From his real name to how he convinced his mum he was married to Nicki Minaj. Look through 20 facts about rap superstar Drake that every fan needs to know.
The rapper was born Aubrey Drake Graham on 24th October 1986. His nickname is Drizzy Drake.
The rapper was seen on the set of the upcoming sequel to the comedy blockbuster and recently revealed that he asked Will Ferrell himself to join the film as he's a huge fan of the original movie.
The record label Ovo Sound was founded by the 'Take Care' star in 2012 and is a collaborative project with friend Noah '40' Shebib and Oliver El-Khatib.
It seems music is in the blood for Drake. His dad was a drummer for Jerry Lee Lewis and his uncle played bass guitar for Prince.
The pair began a short relationship following the Bajan beauty's split from Chris Brown and they have recorded 'What's My Name?' and 'Take Care' together.
It was only in June 2009 that Drake signed his first official record deal with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment.
When the rapper first unveiled the cover of his latest album, it was rumoured the image was based on Beyonce and Jay-Z's daughter Blue Ivy after a few fans on Twitter started getting ahead of themselves. The photo was created by artist Kadir Nelson and is simply himself as a youngster.
His new album 'Nothing Was The Same' features a host of huge name stars, including 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Future, Rick Ross, Jhene Aiko, Sampha, and J. Cole.
Don't get confused. Despite making a huge impact on the charts in the US, the rapper is actually from Canada and was born in Toronto, Ontario.
The 'Started From The Rapper' has a Grammy, MTV VMA and 6 MuchMusic Awards to his name. He's also been nominated for a staggering 163 prizes in his career.
It was back in 2007 and the single was called 'Replacement Girl'. It was featured as the "New Joint of the Day" on April 30 that year.
Before a Champions League semi-final clash in 2012, the rapper was seen sharing a kick-a-bout with players such as John Terry. He was also full of praise for the Premier League outfit when they ended up being crowned European Champions that same season. Picture: REX
For seven years from 2001, he played the role of Jimmy Brooks in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation.
He has come to blows with many rappers and singers in his short career, including Common, Ludacris, Chris Brown and Pusha T.
The track also featured vocals from Tinie Tempah and was produced by the Stargate team. It was originally entitled 'I'm Ready For You' and intended for Rihanna.
In 2011, the rapper decided to get re-bar mitzvahed as a show of commitment to his Jewish religion. The video was a re-creation of the events that took place on the day.
Following some joking around on Twitter, the artists sent the social media world wild with claims they were married. It turns out the joke was so convincing that even Drake's mum thought the marriage was real.
The star has admitted he has difficulty writing his raps down on paper and that his smartphone is a lot quicker and easier to get his thoughts down on.
In 2012, Drake appeared on the posthumously released song 'Enough Said' by Aaliyah, the 22 year old singer who was killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas.
In the summer of 2012, Drake overtook Jay-Z for the title of most number one's on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with the 2 Chainz track 'No Lie'.