Drake has reunited the solid of the teen drama Degrassi: The Following Era in a brand new video for his in the past-launched unmarried, I Am Disillusioned.
The musician were given his first style of repute at the show, enjoying Jimmy Brooks, a basketball participant who become disabled after he was once shot by way of a classmate.
The megastar is walking again within the I’m Disenchanted video, that’s based totally round a Degrassi high school reunion.
And his shooter is observed being chased down the corridors by Drake’s posse.
Symbol copyright Ovo Sound Symbol caption The video also contains snippets of the unique Degrassi topic tune
The video’s storyline – and language – is a little extra adult than the preferred teenager collection, which ran for 14 years from 2001.
Symbol copyright Ovo Sound Image caption The Degrassi cast get to show off their choreography abilities in the video Image copyright Twitter / Instagram Image caption Drake and his co-stars published behind-the-scenes photos from the video shoot on social media
After the video premiered, Drake announced his new album, Scorpion, would be released on 29 June.
The Canadian superstar, who is the most-streamed artist within the international, has often made affectionate references to Degrassi in his lyrics.
On one in all his first mixtapes, the megastar rapped about fans’ confusing his musical persona along with his TELEVISION personality: “they like, ‘Damn, who is Drake? Where’s Wheelchair Jimmy at?'”
“Wheelchair Jimmy” was a meme as Drake’s pop career took off; and the megastar’s musical commitments sooner or later value him his performing job.
“I’d spend an entire day on set and then visit the studio to make tune until 4 or 5 am,” he informed W magazine in 2015.
“I Might sleep in my dressing room and then be in entrance of the cameras again by means of 9 am. In The End, they realised i used to be juggling professions and advised me I had to select.
“I chose this life.”
The musician’s former co-stars celebrated the discharge of I’m Dissatisfied via sharing at the back of-the-scenes pictures from the video shoot.
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