Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, and actor. An influential figure in contemporary popular music, Drake has been credited for popularizing singing and R&B sensibilities in hip hop.
Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Ontario. His father, Dennis Graham, is African-American and a practicing Catholic from Memphis, Tennessee, who worked as a drummer, performing alongside country musician Jerry Lee Lewis.
His mother, Sandra “Sandi” Graham, is a Canadian, from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, who worked as an English teacher and florist.
Drake lives in Toronto, Ontario, in a 35,000-square-foot, $100 million estates nicknamed “The Embassy”, which was built from the ground up in 2017, and is seen in the video to his song “Toosie Slide”.
Was Drake Arrested in Sweden? Here’s everything you need to know.
Rapper Drake has not been arrested in Sweden. His team tells The Hollywood Reporter, dispelling fevered speculation that hit social media on Thursday night (July 14).
Drake may have been detained by local police at a Stockholm nightclub, according to internet rumors.
The Grammy winner was in his hotel in the Swedish city and had not been detained, his team categorically told THR.
The Canadian rapper, traveling on his own baby blue Boeing 767 dubbed “Air Drake,” arrived at Sweden’s Arlanda airport on Wednesday at about noon. His arrival was captured in a series of Instagram images.
The rapper reportedly visited Ciccio’s restaurant and the hipster-friendly stermalm neighborhood of Stockholm after landing in Sweden, according to local media sources.
It’s unclear whether the rapper is in Sweden for professional or private reasons.
Drake’s seventh studio album, Honestly, Nevermind, which was inspired by dance music, was released last month and debuted at the top of the Billboard 200.
On Wednesday, Drake shared information about a music festival that will take place later this month in his native Toronto.
The rapper’s October World Weekend will take place from July 28 to August 1 and will feature performances by Lil Baby, Chris Brown, and a Young Money reunion with Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj.