Whether he actually “Started from the Bottom” is debatable (his uncle is Sly & the Family Stone bassist Larry Graham, and he was a Canadian TV actor at 15 in Degrassi: The Next Generation), but the charismatic rapper has been a full-time resident at the top since his 2009 album, So Far Gone, went gold. He hits the Moda Center in support of his most recent, Nothing Was The Same.
For our part, we can't stop seeing him as the teen actor in Degrassi. Check out our progress report, where we compare the real star with his fictional character, the basketball-star-turned-school-shooting-victim Jimmy.
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