Drake is making a permanent home for himself in The 6, and it looks like he's sparing no expense. According to the Globe and Mail, the 29-year-old is building a 21,000 sq. ft mansion on the Bridle Path, one of Toronto's swankiest streets.
News of his sprawling two-storey pad broke after the rapper's architect, Ferris Rafuli, applied for exemptions that would expand the home's footprint in the neighbourhood. Ferris is the same designer that built Sher Club, the "Hotline Bling" singer's exclusive members-only party space inside the Air Canada Centre.
Drake is particularly interested in increasing the property's area so it can include a basketball court, a pool and a rooftop terrace, which could be home to a hot tub.
According to the application and accompanying floor plans, the luxe space will feature, among other things, rooms to hold important artifacts (we assume this means GRAMMYs), a huge master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, a piano room, a screening lounge, a bar with special chambers to chill champagne and wine, several dressing rooms and a gym.
The artist formerly known as Aubrey Graham appears to have purchased the property in September 2015 for $6.75 million. His famous neighbours would include the likes of Conrad Black and Gordon Lightfoot. One of the homes in the neighbourhood was also used as Regina George's house in Mean Girls.
According to Forbes, this won't be the first house for the former Degrassi star, who bought an expansive property in Hidden Hills, Calif. for a handsome $8 million. Drake also owns a flagship shop on Dundas Street West in Toronto where he sells wares from his OVO line.
The rapper is currently on tour for his new album, Views.