Drake & the Toronto Raptors: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Since he was 15-years old, Drake has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry.

The rapper/singer burst onto the scene with an acting role on Degrassi: The Next Generation, a Canadian teen drama series. In 2006, Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, left the show and set out on a highly-successful musical career.

Through his multi-platinum musical recordings, worldwide concert tours and endorsement deals, Drake had a reported net worth of $60 million in 2016.

That gives Drake, a Toronto native, more than enough money to sit courtside at Raptors games. He’s become a regular at big-time Toronto games, so you can expect to see and hear a lot more of him in the Eastern Conference semi-finals against the LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Here’s what you need to know about Drake and the Raptors’ relationship: