Jimmy Brooks

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Drake Takes Center Stage On Take Care

    ​"That was back in the days, Acura days," Drake raps at the end of both verses of "Under Ground Kings." It's half of one of the most revealing couplets of Take Care, his masterful second album, and it's a callback to his come-up, a transition in roles from Degrassi's Jimmy Brooks to a promisin ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2011

    Mark Drake's Words

    The artist steps up his lyrical game on his second album, Take Care

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    The Many Faces Of "Marvins Room": Ugh, To Be Young And In Love

    It should never be surprising that the sort of R&B that burns up the charts and draws chatter at youth hubs like Twitter is the kind that adolescents identify with. And that's what "Marvins Room," in all its various incarnations, is. The original "Marvins Room," released by Drake in early June, is ... More >>