Drake Shows Off His Acting Skills In New 'Saturday Night Live' Promo Video

17 January 2014, 09:08

Ahead of his hosting duties this weekend, watch Drake's emotional performance.

This weekend will see Drake take on the double duty of both hosting and performing on American TV show 'Saturday Night Live'.

In a promo video for the show the 'Too Much' rapper is joined by SNL regulars Bobby Moynihan and Jay Pharoah for a series of skits in which Drake's acting skills come to light.

When asked if he could act as well as rap, the 27-year-old referred back to when he first found fame on the show Canadian teen drama 'Degrassi: The Next Generation'.

"I was on a Canadian soap opera back in the day' Drake says, before he looks straight at the camera and goes into acting mode.

As his eyes water up Drake gives his most emotional performance yet. Watch the full video above to see Drizzy in action.