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Man, I know Jim Jones is really smacking himself in the head right now because he REALLY could be “Ballin'”!

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In a recent interview, Jim admitted that he passed on signing Drake because he was an actor in a wheelchair.

“I got a call from [music executive] Alan Grunblatt, I think I was on tour, and Alan was like, ‘I got this guy named Drake, uh, he’s an actor, he’s on ‘Degrassi.’ I’m like, ‘Who the f**k is Drake on ‘Degrassi’?’ He let me hear him rapping, like this boy could rap his ass off.”

Even after hearing Drake spit, Jones was still hesitant about signing him because he wasn’t sure how the industry would take to him.

“Then I looked at him, I’m like, ‘Boy, what do you mean? What am I going to do with boy?’” recalled Jones. “He’s an actor, he’s in a wheelchair on like, uh, what is it, Disney Channel?’ I’m like, ‘Boy, I don’t know how to make this work out.'”