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Drake honoured by Canada's Walk of Fame board
Drake is to be honoured for his charity work
at Canada's 2011 Walk of Fame Awards.
The Forever rapper will be presented with the
Allan Slaight Award, an honour given to young Canadian
philanthropists who have made a difference in the entertainment
As part of the prize, Drake will receive a
$10,000 cheque for charity, which he has pledged to donate to a
community centre in Toronto.
Peter Soumalias, founding director of
Canada's Walk of Fame, says, "At 24 years of age, Drake has already
achieved what has taken others a lifetime to do. He is kind, smart,
talented, philanthropic and driven. He is an inspiring example to
all, and we are proud to recognise him this year as our young
Canadian making a positive impact."
And Drake is flattered to receive the
He says, "I am a proud Canadian, and I am
grateful to Canada's Walk of Fame and the Slaight Foundation for
The rapper will pick up the award at a
ceremony later this year (11).