Hollywood and the International Music Fraternity are filled with some kind of new gossip every day. While it was the buzz surrounding Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie a few months back, people are now curious about Drake’s sexuality.
Being one of the leading rappers of all time, Drake hasn’t been immune to controversies throughout his career. He has been through multiple ones, even one that involved his paternity. With the kind of fruitful and extensive career he’s had until now, it isn’t surprising that his fans are often questioning his sexuality.
One of Drake’s recent releases, “Girls Wants Girls”, has left the audience perplexed. Many of his fans have started questioning, “Is Drake gay?” Well, many fans are speculating that Drake came out as homosexual in the song’s lyrics. Some have even gone to the lengths of saying he has come out as “lesbian.”
If you are confused by all these rumors and speculations, be assured that it’s not just you. This article will break down all that you need to know.
Who is Drake?
Before we unveil the truth behind the rumors, let us take a look at the basics. If you aren’t a big fan of Drake, not knowing who he is and what his background is common.
Born as Audrey Drake Graham, Drake is a famous rapper born on October 24, 1986. He has built a successful career as a rapper, singer, and songwriter. But, his growth as career didn’t grow in the field of music at the beginning.
Instead, Drake’s rise to fame came from the teen drama series, Degrassi: The Next Generation, which aired on CTV. Later, he ventured into releasing his music and started with releasing “Room for Improvement,” in 2006. Somehow, his debut mixtape was well-received by the audience.
Following that, Drake kept releasing similar music in the rapping, hip-hop, and pop genre. He has also released music in the R&B genre and gained immense popularity. Besides that, he later released hit albums titled “Nothing Was the Same,” and “Views.”
Besides that, Drake has also acquired a global fanbase and has ventured into different scenes of music and rapping, something that has set him apart from his peers.
How does Drake Define his Sexuality?
All the buzz surrounding Drake’s sexuality came to the surface when he released one of his new songs, “Girls Want Girls.” The lyrics of the song led to people questioning whether Drake is gay or someone from the LGBTQ+ community.
While the lyrics are pretty out there, you can’t brush aside the fact that there is no confirmation from Drake’s end regarding his sexuality. Even media outlets have confirmed that there is no truth to the news.
Despite the different rumors and speculations that have popped around the corner, you can’t deny the fact that Drake has only been publicly seen with women up until now in his public career. With the highly publicized relationships that Drake has been with women, including celebrities, it is not out of the box to believe that he is, in fact, heterosexual.
What are some of Drake’s Past Relationships?
Drake has been with quite a few women in the past and the list includes some high-profile celebrities. Let us break down the list of names:
- Keshia Chanté
- Blac Chyna
- Serena Williams
- Hailey Bieber
- Jennifer Lopez
- Sophie Brussaux
- Bella Hadid
- Malaika Terry
- Naomi Sharon
- Riley Simpson
- Chantel Everett
- Johanna Leia
These are just a handful of the “high-profile” celebrities that Drake has either been in a relationship with or has been rumored to be with. There are many women on this list that are simply rumored and neither party has confirmed anything about their relationship.
Besides that, Drake is also a father to a five-year-old son, Adonis Graham, whom he had with French artist Sophie Brussaux. Reports suggest that he is a doting father to his son and prioritizes maintaining a good relationship with him.
In a few interviews in the past, Drake has even confirmed that he likes to date multiple women since he believes that’s the only way he can find “the one.”
With the long list of female partners that we see above, it is safe to say that Drake isn’t gay. However, we also can’t stereotype people based on their public relationships. Ideally, you also have to keep in mind that no one owes anyone anything about their sexuality and the same applies to Drake as well.
Drake’s sexuality has been under scrutiny recently owing to a song he released. However, he hasn’t said or hinted anything about being gay, which makes it safe to say that we are looking too much into the lyrics. Until Drake comes out and shares his side of things, it is ideal to believe that he is a heterosexual man, as he has said and confirmed until now.