Drake reunites with “Degrassi” castmates in his video for his song “I am Angry.”
Drake’s new music video for his latest track “I’m Angry” to be honored for his acting days on the hit teen drama “Degrassi” and featured his former co-star.
The video, released Wednesday, opens with the rapper getting a bed located on the Toronto Raptors’ stadium after a few texts.
Drake is then seen meeting with Shane Kippel, who played his pal Spinner on the Canadian teen drama. The rest of the video showed Drake, who played the role of Jimmy Brooks, surrounded by his former co-stars at the fictitious high school, including Nina Dobrev, Cassie Steele, Melissa McIntyre, Stacey Farber, Christina Schmidt, Linlyn Lue, Stefan Brogen, Ephram Ellis, Marc Donato, Miriam MacDonald, Sarah Barrable-Tishauer, Adamo Ruggiero, Dalmar Abuezeid, Jake Epstein, AJ Sadin, Paula Brancati, Lauren Collins, Jake Goldsbie. Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes were also in the video of the play of their “Jay and Silent Bob” characters.
During a scene, a group of men chased after Ellis, who played the role of Rick Murray on the drama. Murray shot Drake’s character on the show, leaving him paralyzed.
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The rest of the video showed the members of the cast dancing on the song before a fire broke out in the school, the gymnasium, and everyone evacuated. The video’s credits showed the cast members during their “Degrassi” days compared to what they look like today.
Drake put dude who shot him in Degrassi in a music video and having his boys behind him down is the most full-circle satisfying thing I’ve seen today. Also he put my boys Jay and Silent Bob. Legendary
— Huey Mack (@HueyMack), June 14, 2018
The video had a number of users of social media, nostalgic feeling.
The #ImUpset video is all the 7th child in me wanted. #ItGoesThere pic.twitter.com/c36ZNjvQ5T
— Michael James (@mvchaeljames), June 14, 2018
“Drake put dude who shot him in ‘Degrassi’ in a music video and having his boys behind him down is the most full-circle satisfying thing I’ve seen today. Also he put my boys Jay and Silent Bob. Legendary,” singer Huey Mack tweeted.
The video for I am sad is perfect idc idc. Immediate nostalgia. I saw the whole thing and sang along to the Degrassi theme song at the end. Lol
— cheriseeee (@yourCheriseAmor), June 14, 2018
“The #I’mUpset video is all the 7th child in me wanted,” a social media user tweeted.
“The video ‘I am Sad’ is perfect idc idc. Immediate nostalgia. I saw the whole thing and sang along to the ‘Degrassi’ theme song at the end. LOL,” another person tweeted.
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Drake also released the cover art for his new album, “Scorpio”, which is set to be released on June 29.
Drake has recently been involved in a feud with rapper Pusha T, who claimed in a diss track that the Toronto artist was a “deadbeat” father of a child that he allegedly had with a former French porn star.