Aubrey Drake Graham, the 6ix God, easily one of the most successful artists of the decade. Be it an album, a concert, or appearing on the side-lines during a Raptors game, Drake is always a standout and he definitely knows to entertain.
Degrassi: The Next Generation
Kickstarting his career as an actor on the famous tv series Degrassi: The Next Generation, Drake gave his career a very early start. During his time on the show, drake worked on independent albums and after quitting the show he released his debut mixtape ‘room for improvement’ and then signed to Young money entertainment.
In 2010, drake released his first studio album which gained him a lot of success as it debuted at number one on the billboard 200 charts
Drake’s net worth is $150 million as of 2020
Drake proved to be one of the most successful artists of the decade currently stands tall at a net worth of $150 million and is also ranked as one of the richest rappers in the world
2021 is all set to begin with a musical treat from the 6ix god and is said to target a number one spot on the day of its release.
First Taste of Platinum
One of Drake’s most successful albums, ‘Take Care’, came out in 2011. It had star-studded features and inputs from artists like The Weeknd and Lil Wayne.
‘Nothing Was the Same‘ came out in the year 2013 and gave drake a lot of commercial success along with the 2015 album “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’
Both the albums were certified platinum and instantly boosted drake’s net worth.
‘Views‘ Commercially Successful Album
Drake’s fourth album gives us more information about his personal life discussing his relationships, friendships, and loyalty. It had a tack-list of 20 songs and had its foundation laid on five singles ‘Hotline Bling‘ ‘One Dance‘ Controlla‘ ‘Too Good‘ and ‘Pop Style‘
The album saw collaborations with drake’s ex-girlfriend, Rihanna and the album debuted at number one on the billboard 200 charts.
It was commercially successful having over one million album-equivalent sales, 852,000 sold copies, and a 13-week number one position on the charts
The album has 245 million streams and has sold seven million copies worldwide.
Scorpion– Highest Selling Album
The fifth studio album came out in the year 2018 and instantly reached number one not only in the US but also in Canada.
The album was the first in this history of music to be streamed over one billion times in the week of its release making this one of drake’s highest-selling album bringing in 732,000 album-equivalent units, 160,000 album sales.
All 25 tracks on the album entered the billboard hot 100 charts and had three number one singles ‘God’s Plan‘ ‘Nice For What‘ and ‘In My Feelings’
Drake runs a very successful label, OVO which is co-owned by Oliver El-Khatib and Noah “40” Shebib.
The label is known for signing and promoting new and raw talents and has artists like Partynextdoor, Roy woods, and Plaza
The record label is expected to touch almost a $50 million revenue this year from all its album and merchandise sales
In 2017 when the OVO boutique was put up in London a line of 400 people was present only for the opening
“Our shops are the most authentic way to experience the brand and our products,” says El-Khatib
Life is Good
Drake has had a collaborative yet successful 2020.
He kicked the year off by featuring on Chris Brown’s ‘No guidance‘ and released a song ‘Life is good‘ that featured Future Hendrix.
Since the pandemic, Drake has been releasing a few of his unreleased singles in a compilation album called ‘Care Package‘ and also released an album called ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’
However, it was the announcement of the album ‘Certified Lover Boy‘ that had fans really hyped up.
Certified Lover Boy
Nike world head-quarters endorsed drake to shoot the star-studded single from his upcoming album.
‘Laugh now cry later’ featuring Lil Durk and starring Kevin Durant debuted at number two on the billboard hot 100
It registered 15,000 sales in New Zealand alone and received a gold certification
The album is set to release in January 2021 as OVO records and Drake took to Instagram to announce the same at the end of the star’s birthday on the 24th of October 2020.
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