Music is the ultimate source of entertain for everybody. It’s a part of human life nowadays. In fact, music is the medicine for soul. The love for musicians and singers among people is beyond limitless which clearly reflects the popularity of them and their prominence.
There are several music genres. Whenever people talk about rap, a name comes in everybody’s mind. That’s none other than Drake. Yes, Aubrey Drake Graham is among the leading name in rap music. Who can forget hits like “Thank me later”, “So far gone”, and his first mixtape “Room for improvement”, and many others?
Rise of Drake – The New Rap Star
After his first mixtape (Room for improvement) release in 2006, he has never seen backwards. The response of audience was far more than anybody’s wild guess. Although, it was only available through his official MySpace page and his website, but it became instant hit. With this success, the new rising star has ventured into world rap.
Drake – First Unsigned Canadian Rap Star on BET
Soon after “Room for improvement” in 2007, Drake released his next mixtape including a single “Replacement girl” by him that also featured Trey Songz. The video of “Replacement Girl”, was featured on BET (Black Entertainment Television). It made him first unsigned Canadian rap star whose video was featured on BET as “New Joint of The Day”.
Drake became a popular name among music lovers, right before signing to a major record label. The immense positive response for his two previous mixtapes, Room for Improvement and Replacement Girl, Drake’s voice became an easily recognizable voice among music lover.
His popularity was clarified with the release of his next mixtape “So Far Gone” in 2009. Drake again released this mixtape through his blog. The album was available for free download and it witnessed more than 2000 downloads in first two hours of its release. Some of the singles like Successful, and Best I Ever Had were the most popular tracks. After getting immense applaud from underground music lovers, this album also made its way to radio.
Recently, the first official debut album of Drake “Thank me later” was released on June 15, 2010. It was scheduled to release in late 2009, but due to some reasons the release got delayed. With the success (as anticipated) of “Thank me later”, Drake became the first hip-hop artist who sold the most record in one week.
However, it is just the beginning. Drake has millions of lovers from all over the world. He has just begun his official journey to music world and his fans are sure he will achieve heights of success and popularity. To enjoy his music, people can download most of his songs from Internet. There are some websites which are offering Drake songs in best quality.