Drake 'Can't Wait to Get Back Into Acting'

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Drake performs during the 2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on October 3, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

Drake's been doing more than just running through the 6 with his woes -- he's also been contemplating his roots.

The rapper has a well-known origin story as Jimmy on Degrassi: The Next Generation, but in a recent interview for W magazine, Drake opened up about what made him leave the show and whether he's thinking about returning to acting.

"Eventually, they realized I was juggling two professions and told me I had to choose,” the Canadian artist said. “I chose this life.”

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Now that he's stable in his music -- he currently holds the No. 2 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and is gunning for No. 1 next week -- Drake wants to get back to juggling.

“I can’t wait to get back into acting. No one ever asks me to do movies, and, although music is my focal point now, I’d love to do a film.”

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