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The More We Learn About Drake, the More We Love Him

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Even if you're a huge Drake fan, betcha didn't know all of these 20 bits of trivia

9. He's got a weird fan base

And by weird, we mean weirdly wonderful. If it's not an internet tidal wave of playful haters poking fun at Drake's "Hotline Bling" dad dancing, it's hilarious fans who aspire to combine their love of rap with their love of baked goods. Just recently, a Drake-inspired foodie Instagram account surfaced, featuring adorable little cakes decorated with his song lyrics. (Because YOLO.)

10. He's a bad dancer IRL

Even if you're a huge Drake fan, betcha didn't know all of these 20 bits of trivia
Image: Giphy

Speaking of "Hotline Bling" (only the funniest meme fodder to hit the interwebs in 2015), Drake's viral dad dance may be an actual reflection of how he gets down in real life. MTV caught Drake awkwardly dancing to a courtside beat at the L.A. Clippers game that same year, and fans have witnessed plenty of his "unique" dance moves at his live shows.

11. He is Canadian

Drake was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1986 (and even played hockey as a child).

12. He was raised Jewish

Even if you're a huge Drake fan, betcha didn't know all of these 20 bits of trivia
Image: Giphy

Drake’s mother is a Jewish Canadian, and he attended a Jewish Day School and even had a bar mitzvah.

Even if you're a huge Drake fan, betcha didn't know all of these 20 bits of trivia
Image: Giphy

13. He makes his own whiskey

Even if you're a huge Drake fan, betcha didn't know all of these 20 bits of trivia
Image: Complex

Canadian whiskey, Canadian rapper— surely you can see where this is heading. When Drake posted the first look at his new whiskey to his Instagram account, he was met with an overwhelming response. If all goes well, Drake's latest business venture, Virginia Black Whiskey, could be the new rap spirit of choice, though the word is still out on whether or not Drake's whiskey is actually Canadian.

14. He has appeared in children’s programs, including Ice Age: Continental Drift

Drake is not only still acting but he is doing some voice acting as well. He appeared in Ice Age: Continental Drift in 2012, as Ethan, the young mammoth.

Next up: He started his rap career through a series of mixtapes

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