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Special Project

Special Project
From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards


Finalist in Musician

About Drake

America first met Drake as Jimmy Brooks on The Disney Channel’s hit show Degrassi: The Next Generation. After leaving television, Drake started his rap career, signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment label. He now holds Billboard’s R&B/Hip Hop Chart record for most #1 hits and won the 2013 Best Rap Album for Take Care at the Grammy Awards. In 2015, he used Vine to tease his new album, and his single “Hotline Bling" turned into one of the year’s biggest memes with #DrakeDancing. He’s known for his sensitivity in the rap game.

Drake's best work on social