Rapper Drake starred on the Canadian teen soap Degrassi: The Next Generation before scoring with hit songs like ' Take Care' and ' Hotline Bling. ' Learn more at life. Lonnie Kimble was born on January 3, 1990.
His parent split when he was two years old and his father was in the military. As a result, he moved in with his grandmother in Inglewood, California.
Once his father came into picture at age 10, he started listening to hip hop and memorizing his favorite songs. Biography Early life. Jones originally wanted to be a National Basketball Association player who rapped on the side.
He transferred from school to school many times, forcing him to only play in YMCA leagues due to transfer rules after the 9th Grade.