Drake is a rapper and actor from Canada, born in 1986, in Toronto.  He gained notoriety when he Jimmy Brooks on the Canadian teen drama TV series ''Degrassi: The Next Generation''. He became famous as a rapper by releasing mixtapes, prior to signing with Young Money Entertainment in 2009. Drake's commercial success started with the single ''Best I Ever Had''. His debut album is from 2010, titled ''Thank Me Later'' that hit number one in US. Drake is one of the highest names in the moderan US pop music, hip hip and rap scene.