Drake’s dad’s DNA results suggest Nigerian roots
Last night, Drake took to Instagram to share some exciting news about his family’s ancestry. The Canadian rapper posted a screenshot of his father’s DNA results, revealing that he has roots in several African countries, including Nigeria, Cameroon, and Congo.
Drake’s post is the latest example of a growing trend among people who are interested in tracing their ancestry through DNA testing. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Drake’s ancestry discovery and what it could mean for his identity.
“This is my dad’s results. Does this mean I’m a Naija man finally?” the “Hotline Bling” artist asked his followers. The results show his dad, Dennis Graham, with 30 percent for Nigeria, 28 percent for Cameroon, Congo, and Western Bantu Peoples, 11 percent for Ivory Coast and Ghana, 8 percent for England and Northwestern Europe, and other small percentages for Scotland, Mali, Benin and Togo, and Germanic Europe. You can also see the post on RapTV Twitter page.
Drake reveals his DNA heritage 😳‼️ pic.twitter.com/g8ZGzNRhMQ
— RapTV (@Rap) May 8, 2023
Drake’s fans were also quick to react to the news of his father’s DNA results. Many took to social media to express their support and excitement for the rapper’s newfound connection to Nigeria and other African countries. “Well, Drake does have a talent for embracing different cultures, so this doesn’t surprise me,” one Instagram user commented on Drake’s post.
Drake has certainly made a name for himself as a global superstar who is known for blending different musical genres and cultural influences into his music. He has also been vocal about his support for Africa, performing at concerts and events across the continent and collaborating with African artists such as Wizkid and Davido.
With his latest discovery, it’s clear that Drake’s connection to Africa runs deeper than many fans may have realized. As he continues to explore his family history and cultural identity, it’s likely that his music will continue to reflect his diverse heritage and global perspective.
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