The first was fellow Canadian Nelly Furtado who entered the top ten in 2001 with "I'm Like A Bird" the same week as Missy Elliott's "Get Ur Freak On", a remix of which included a credited contribution from Furtado.On June 29, 2009 it was confirmed Drake signed a record deal with Young Money Entertainment.This followed what Billboard purported to be "one of the biggest bidding wars ever".
Prince's son and he called Drake immediately to fly to Houston to come and tour with him.
Drake and Wayne had recorded a couple of songs during the time including, 'Ransom', The original version of 'I Want This Forever' and the remix to Drake's song, 'Brand New'.
Which produced a single and a music video for Replacement Girl featuring Trey Songz.
It also contained a freestyle over a song with Lil Wayne, a remix of the already popular song "Man of the Year" originally by Brisco and Flo-Rida.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian actor and recording artist.
He originally became known for playing the character Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Drake continued to recognize a close affiliation with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment, before officially signing with the record label in June 2009.
In February 2006, Drake released his first mixtape Room for Improvement.
It was made available via his website and official My Space page.
In the show, Brooks is a basketball star who became physically disabled from the waist down after he was shot by a classmate.