Rapper Drake Earns High School Diploma

Drake has accomplished a number of milestones since launching his career as a Hip-Hop artist in 2006.

The rapper, who had sold millions and smashed Billboard chart records, completed his high school education yesterday (October 17).

“97% on my final exam. 88% in the course. One of the greatest feelings in my entire life. As of tonight I have graduated high school!” Drake tweeted.

Drake has said in previous interviews that he dropped out of high school against his mother’s wishes, in part to support her during her illness.

It was then, that Drake begin acting at the age of 15 in the television series “Degrassi,” in which Drake played a paralyzed character named Jimmy.

Tonight, Drake is slated to play at Tyra Banks’ “Flawsome Ball” to benefit the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York City.