As ever, Drake remained inescapable in His vicious beef with Pusha T ended in an atomic dis track and the revelation of a secret son. He also helped orchestrate four wildly viral music videos with young visionary director Karena Evans. All that matters. But radio matters, too. As one of music's steadiest avenues for repeated exposure, it remains a substantial part of the rapper's lasting dominance over pop culture.
Aubrey Drake Graham born October 24, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. A prominent figure in popular music, Drake is widely credited for popularizing the Toronto sound to the music industry. He initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the s; intent on pursuing a career in music, he left the series in after releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement. He achieved back-to-back widespread critical successes with his next two albums Take Care and Nothing Was the Same His fourth album Views sat atop the Billboard for 13 nonconsecutive weeks, becoming the first album by a male solo artist to do so in over a decade. Marketed as a playlist, Drake's third commercial mixtape More Life set multiple streaming records. A year later, he released the double album Scorpion, which produced three number-one singles on the Billboard Hot Sign in or Register. Born 24 October Performances 4.
Entry 6: Will Drake’s reign ever end?
Earlier this week, Drake's latest single "Toosie Slide" debuted at No. But unlike the rapper's past No. A perfect storm of quarantine boredom and creativity has bred a boom in dance challenges online lately. Many of these challenges take shape and take off on TikTok , the bite-sized video sharing app. These challenges have also helped to propel their corresponding songs up the charts. While quarantined in his plush compound , the 6ix God took notice of this trend and decided to get ahead of it.
Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this post had the wrong year for the release of "Forever. No artist has had a bigger year than Drake, who broke every streaming record in existence with his new album "Scorpion" and continues to replace himself on top of the Billboard charts with new singles. Yet, as Drake has soared to the pinnacle of rap, his recent releases haven't scored the glowing reviews that he used to, most recently evidenced by the mixed critical reception of "Scorpion. Ranging from his very first features to the best single off "Scorpion," below are the rapper's 25 very best songs, ranked. Album: "Take Care" Why: The track's gospel choir, wailing for dear life, is the perfect backdrop to Drake's wonderfully over-dramatic collaboration with the huffing-and-puffing Rick Ross.