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Drake's dad launches RnB career

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Drake's dad launches RnB career

Drake's father is launching an R&B career.

Dennis Graham, who is in his 60s, is to follow in his son's footsteps by releasing his first single, 'Kinda Crazy', later his month, and 29-year-old rapper is said to have given his seal of approval to the forthcoming track.

According to gossip website TMZ, Dennis worked with producer and Apple executive Jamie Iovine on the song and his upcoming album, which is yet to have a release date.

Drake knows Jamie well as he released the star's fourth studio album 'Views' exclusively on the Apple Music streaming service earlier this year.

In a sneak preview from the music video, obtained by the publication, Dennis is seen sitting in a huge throne while dressed in a sharp white suit complete with bling and a brown beanie.

As he is perching on the seat, a blonde beauty dances to the music before he launches into the lyrics, which include: "It's kinda crazy, but I feel you underneath my skin."

However, this is not Dennis' first foray into the music business.

He previously worked as a drummer performing alongside country musician Jerry Lee Lewis.

What's more, music legend Larry Graham is Dennis' brother, making him Drake's uncle.

Dennis used to take Drake to the famous Royal Studios, where the likes of Al Green recorded, when he was younger.

He previously said: "Appleville, which is Shelby Drive and Nealy, that's where we always came to ... I used to hold him in my office, while I played the piano ... I told him, I said, 'Drake, you got a beautiful voice.' "