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Drake Reveals his Dad is 30% Nigerian, 28% Cameroonian, 11% Ivorian/Ghanaian


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Famous rapper, Drake reveals his father has diverse African roots, with 28% Cameroonian ancestry, 11% Ivorian/Ghanaian heritage, 4% Beninese/Togolese background, and traces of Malian lineage.

The revelation has created a buzz among Drake’s fanbase, particularly in Nigeria and other African countries.

Many fans have taken to social media platforms to express their excitement and pride in the rapper’s Nigerian heritage.

Some have even jokingly claimed him as a “Nigerian brother” after he added a caption asking if he could finally call himself a “Naija man.”

Drake Reveals his Dad is 30% Nigerian, 28% Cameroonian, 11% Ivorian/Ghanaian

Drake himself has shown a strong connection to his African roots throughout his career. He has collaborated with several African artists, including Wizkid, Skepta, and Burna Boy, and has frequently incorporated Afrobeat and dancehall influences into his music.

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This latest revelation further solidifies Drake’s appreciation for his diverse background and showcases the importance of embracing one’s heritage. It also serves as a reminder of the rich cultural tapestry that makes up the African diaspora worldwide.

As an influential figure in the music industry, Drake’s revelation may inspire others to explore and celebrate their own ancestry. It highlights the power of DNA testing in uncovering familial histories and fostering a deeper understanding of one’s roots.

Drake Reveals his Dad is 30% Nigerian, 28% Cameroonian, 11% Ivorian/Ghanaian

With this newfound knowledge about his heritage, it will be interesting to see if Drake incorporates more African elements into his music or explores collaborations with African artists in the future.

Regardless, his revelation has undoubtedly struck a chord with fans around the world and further solidified his status as a global icon.


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