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Degrassi character to strip to Drake song

The reviews are now out for Drake’s debut album, Thank Me Later, which was released today. Our favourite comes courtesy of the National Post, which had the inspired idea of playing the album for the musician’s former Degrassi cast mates, Paula Brancati, Charlotte Arnold, Raymond Ablack, Dalmar Abuzeid and Melinda Shankar, who loved it so much that they want one of the songs in the show. Reports the Post


They marvel at his friendships with Madonna and Eminem. On Shut it Down, Drake instructs the ladies to, “Put that f--king dress on and work it, girl.” “It’s like, I want to put on that dress,” Brancati explains. Director Pat Williams also seems to be taken by the song. “Want to strip to this?” he asks Arnold, whose character Hollie J. will be dirty dancing in an upcoming episode. “I’m totally down,” she says.

Degrassi’s kids dish on Drake’s debut album, Thank Me Later [National Post]

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