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The best woman Drake has ever known remains his mom. The up-and-coming rapper has canceled plans to tour Europe this summer so that he can be with his ailing mom while she recovers from surgery, he said in a statement Thursday. He had tweeted last night: "Back at my moms house...please include her in your prayers tonight as tmrw she faces a true challenge." Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, also gave an emotional shout-out to his mom Sunday at the Bet Awards, where he was named Best Male Hip-Hop Artist. "Despite my best hopes, it is apparent that my mother will need surgery earlier than anticipated," the Thank Me Later artist said today. "In light of this »

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