What could possibly excite a man who can have or buy just about anything he wants.  How about a high school diploma?

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mages[/caption]If you don't have one, getting a J.O.B is next to impossible.  McDonald's wont hire you if you don't have one or a GED.  Drake's career started with acting.  At 15 He left Toronto's Forest Hill Collegiate Institute to take an acting spot on "Degrassi: The Next Generation." On the show Drake played paralyzed basketball player James "Jimmy" Brooks for seven seasons, appearing in 138 episodes through 2009. he recently earned his degree with flying colors.

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Drake talked about what made he try out for the roll and said in a recent interview, "My mother was very sick. We were poor, like broke.  The only money I had coming in was off of Canadian TV, which isn't that much money when you break it down ... A season of Canadian television is under a teacher's salary, I'll tell you that much."

For more details on Drizzy, listen to Tha Wire below.  In other news, Wyclef has once again found himself on the defense about his charity Ye'la Hatti.  Here's what he had to say in a recent interview with MTV.

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In even more news, Jay-Z has been extremely busy over these last few months.  From re-designing the uniforms for the new Brooklyn Nets, to helping design and open the new Barclay Center, opening a new 40/40 Nightclub, performing eight shows in a row, to even holding a fundraiser for President Barack Obama.  Now he's raising funds of another kind.


Finally, Roots drummer ?uestlove will soon be teaching class at New York University.  The famous drummer will be joining Grammy Award winning producer Harry Weinger to co-teach a class on the classics.  Get all the details from today's entertainment news now.  Press play to hear Tha Wire: