ICYMI: Drake Had a High School Reunion and We’re All Invited!
This week, Drakedropped the music video for his latest single “I’m Upset”, and after a month of drama and diss tracks, it looks like he’s decided to take a trip back home to his roots.
The video opens in trademark Drake style – waking up at center court of the Toronto Raptors stadium. From there, the Degrassi reunion begins. Reunited with his onscreen best friend, Spinner, we follow Drake back to his iconic High School where the rest of the 2007 graduating class (and a few teachers) await.
Drake started his career playing Jimmy Brooks for eight seasons on the long-running Canadian TV show "Degrassi: The Next Generation", which was known for tackling real world issues for a teen audience.
There is a huge list of special appearances (I mean, obviously, who would ever decline an invite to be in a Drake video?) from the cast: Adamo Ruggiero, Melissa McIntyre,Lauren Collins, Jake Epstein,Stacey Farber, Christina Schmidt,Andrea Lewis, LinLyn Lue,Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith,Stefan Brogen, Ephraim Ellis,Jake Goldsbie, Marc Donato,Dalmar Abuzeid, A.J. Saudin,Miriam McDonald, Cassie Steele,Sarah Barrable-Tishauer, Paula Brancati, and, most notably for us, Nina Dobrev!!!
It looks like one hell of a party and somehow no one seems surprised that their old friend Jimmy is miraculously no longer paralyzed.
Drake's fifth studio album Scorpion, is set to be released on June 29 so keep your eye out because he never disappoints!
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- Kyla Killackey, YH Contributing Writer