Drake had a Degrassi reunion in his tome town of Toronto, Canada, this week, and it was just as awesome as you think it would be. Some of the super famous rapper’s former co-stars went to support the actor-turned-rapper, who they knew as Aubrey Graham during his days on the teen soap where he played aspiring singer and gunshot victim Jimmy Brooks.
Us Weekly reports that Drake’s Degrassi reunion took place at the We Are Disorderly premiere on Wednesday, August 5. Lauren Collins, who played blonde queen bee Paige, Daniel Clark, who portrayed the school’s bad boy, and Adamo Ruggiero, who played Marco, a popular gay student, were all in attendance to support Drake.
As previously reported by the Inquisitr, the latest installment of Degrassi, which doesn’t include any of Drake’s co-stars, was recently cancelled after 14 years on air. However, Netflix has reportedly stepped in to save the show, but it will include a brand new cast. The newest show will be called Degrassi: The New Class and will focus on the same Canadian junior high and high school that fans have come to know and love over the past few decades.
The show has become known for dealing with controversial teen issues such as sex, pregnancy, drug use, sexual orientation, abuse, and much more. The show has become a public service announcement for the hard and scary issues that impact the lives of so many young people in today’s society, and that is the show Drake signed up for and helped shape over his years on the series.
It seems Drake took some time off from his feud with fellow rapper Meek Mill to hang out with some old friends. The former Degrassi star recently publicly dissed Meek Mill, the boyfriend of Nicki Minaj, on stage during his songs “Charged Up” and “Back to Back.”
Drake and Meek’s beef has been the talk of the rap world, and some of the industry heavyweights are now weighing in on the danger of having a public feud. Ice Cube told All Hip Hop that things can escalate quickly and fingers can be pointed in certain situations.
“Back in the day, me and Common’s beef was also a misunderstanding. It went a little out of hand. I’m glad that Minister Farrakhan stepped in and helped us straighten that out. Beefs in public are dangerous. If someone stepped in and hurt Drake now everybody’s gonna be looking at Meek Mill. If somebody stepped in and hurt Meek Mill everybody’s gonna be looking at Drake.”
What are your thoughts on Drake’s Degrassi reunion and Meek Mill feud?
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