Drake then joined the rest of the label's roster on the America's Most Wanted Tour in July 2009.However, during a performance of "Best I Ever Had" in Camden, New Jersey, Drake fell on stage, and tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.Drake's parents divorced when he was five years old.After the divorce, he and his mother remained in Toronto, while his father returned to Memphis, where he was incarcerated for a number of years on drug-related charges.It debuted at number six on the Billboard 200, and won the Rap Recording of the Year at the 2010 Juno Awards.This was later confirmed following a planned lawsuit from Young Money, in conjunction with Drake, against an unauthorized album titled The Girls Love Drake, which was released on i Tunes under dubious means.The mixtape featured Trey Songz and Lupe Fiasco, and included vast production from Canadian producers Boi-1da, and Frank Dukes.When asked about the mixtape, Drake described the project as "pretty straightforward, radio friendly, [and] not much content to it." The mixtape was released for sale only, and confirmed to have sold over 6,000 copies.
This prompted the mixtape's re-release as an EP, featuring only four songs from the original, as well as the additions of the songs "I'm Goin' In" and "Fear".I lived in the basement, my mom lived on the first floor. It was what we could afford." He later attended Vaughan Road Academy in the city's multicultural Oakwood–Vaughan neighbourhood.Due to the economic status associated with the neighbourhood, Drake described the school as "not by any means the easiest school to go to." a basketball star who became physically disabled after he was shot by a classmate.This caused Jas Prince to gift Lil Wayne the song, which prompted the rapper to invite Drake to Houston in order to join his Tha Carter III tour.
Despite the collaborations between the duo, Drake was yet to be signed by Young Money Entertainment.In 2009, Drake released his third mixtape, So Far Gone.