Drake Europe Tour
Drake is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter, and actor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. First gained recognition for his role as Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He later rose to prominence as a rapper, releasing several mixtapes like Room for Improvement before signing to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment in 2009. Later that year Drake released his EP, So Far Gone, featuring the hit single “Best I Ever Had” and the moderate hit “Successful”. His first studio album , Thank Me Later which was released in 2010, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and generated notable singles, “Over” and “Find Your Love”.
The album certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His second album, Take Care (2011), is his most successful to date, topping charts in the United States and Canada and producing multiple hit singles, including “Headlines”, “Take Care”, “Make Me Proud”, and “The Motto”, the last of which is also credited for popularizing the widely used word YOLO. In promotion of Take Care, Drake embarked on the worldwide Club Paradise Tour, which became the most successful hip-hop tour of 2012. His third studio album Nothing Was the Same was released in 2013. It has so far been supported by the singles “Started from the Bottom” and “Hold On, We’re Going Home”.
Drake’s work has earned him a Grammy Award, three Juno Awards, six BET Awards, and holds several significant Billboard records. With twelve number-one singles, Drake has more than any other artist on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs chart. Drake has written songs for other artists, including Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx and Trey Songz. Drake is one of the hottest rappers in the game and has toured around worldwide for his tours.