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His album Take Care popularized the phrase "YOLO," and the accompanying tour grossed over million in 2012.He provided the voice for the character Ethan in the 2012 film Ice Age: Continental Drift. He supported his mother Sandi Graham with the money he made from acting in Canada. He had an on-again, off-again relationship with Rihanna, whom he first began dating in 2009.
He has collaborated on songs with such prominent artists as Nicki Minaj, Kanye West and Lil Wayne.He has said that "nobody understood what it was like to be black and Jewish," but added that "being different from everyone else just made me a lot stronger."It was one of Drake's classmates at Forest Hill who gave him his start in the entertainment industry."There was a kid in my class whose father was an agent," Drake would later explain, adding: "His dad would say, ' If there's anyone in the class that makes you laugh, have them audition for me.' After the audition he became my agent.".A bidding war for Drake’s signature followed and in mid-2009 he inked a record deal with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment.The start wasn’t auspicious – he took a tumble on stage during the America’s Most Wanted Tour in July the same year, tearing his anterior cruciate ligament and requiring surgery.