The following feature appears in the June/July 2016 issue of NYLON.
As a teen, I was a Degrassi devotee, so when I found out that the guy playing Jimmy Brooks moonlighted as a rapper, I was intrigued. It only took a few weeks of nonstop listening to Drake’s Comeback Season and Room for Improvement mixtapes for me to become full-blown obsessed; by the time So Far Gone dropped, I was practically at stan status. The best part was that no one at my high school seemed to care about Drake at all, which made being a fan feel all the more special.
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