Who is Drayke?
Drayke Austin is an American TikTok star and social media influencer. He is more popular by the mononyms “Drayke” and “Draykeaf”. He is a native of Michigan. Little to no information is available on his family and early life. Drayke grew up playing soccer and became active on social media at a young age. After setting up his account on TikTok, he has gradually amassed a large following. While he is yet to receive a crown, he has accumulated an impressive number of fans and millions of hearts on the platform. Each of his posts receives thousands of likes. His videos are conventional in the sense that he employs common methods like lip-syncing to popular songs and dialogues to entertain his audience. His popularity on TikTok has made its way to Instagram as well. On the photo and video-sharing social networking service, he has thousands of followers, despite being only sporadically active on it.
Rise to Fame
Drayke became active on TikTok before the merger, when the app was still known as musical.ly, and has created a loyal fan base for himself. He primarily makes conventional TikTok videos, lip-syncing and performing to popular dialogues and songs. However, he also uses TikTok to make announcements and directly engage his audience.
Some of Drayke’s videos have a distinctive comedic side to them. He has performed to the songs of various popular artists, including Kodak Black, Dua Lipa, KYLE, Murda Beatz, Ariana Grande, Mighty Mike, Polo Frost, Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, YK Osiris, and Kanye West. Drayke is known for his duets with fellow TikTok stars. He has collaborated with the likes of Makenna Nicole, Kayla Alkatib, and TheLeahWood.
Drayke set up his YouTube channel on September 24, 2017. The oldest video there is called ‘Watch Now!!!’ and it was posted on April 16, 2018. In it, he speaks about his future plans, confiding to his fans that he wants to leave school or finish it online so he can focus on building his career on social media. He has apparently spoken to his parents about it.
In another video, titled ‘PLAYLIST 2018?!!’, he answers questions sent to him by his fans. He also has done some reaction videos. Despite promising his fans that he would be more active on the platform in his first video, he has uploaded only a few times.
Drayke rarely posts on Instagram. Despite this, he has amassed a significant number of followers on the platform. However, his account was recently hacked and all his posts were deleted. According to Drayke, he has also lost some of his supporters because of this.
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Drayke was born on October 25, 2002 in Michigan, the United States of America. Little is known about his childhood and personal life. He has been playing soccer since he was very young. He presently resides in Los Angeles, California.