Last night, Drake dropped "Jungle," an introspective, atmospheric meditation on fame and the rapper's Toronto roots. The 15-minute short film, directed by Karim Huu Do, teases new music over the closing credits, but its gorgeous visuals alone make it a worthwhile watch — not to mention its excellent use of childhood home-video footage. This is peak Drake.

Our favorite Wheels Ontario Degrassi alum delivers an opening monologue that basically serves as the film's thesis statement:

"Shit's just crazy. The whole energy out here's just changing, you know? It's getting dark, man, quick… I'm drinking more, I'm smoking more — you know, we're out here staying up so late that it's early, like, fuck… I just gotta come home."

Ladies and gentlemen, there is some ~acting~ happening here. Drake gets moody in the back seat of a car.

Semi-Baby Drake hangs in T-Dot with his early-2000s crew.

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Full-On Baby Drake (those glasses!) adorably sings Kenny Lattimore's "Never Too Busy" with his dad.

Later, Full-On Baby Drake even more adorably raps along to "Ready or Not." Baby Drake, I will adopt you, and then when you are an adult, I will marry you. (On second thought, this is perhaps not my best plan.)

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After wandering through the desolately gray city and reconnecting with some old friends, Grownup Drake tries getting moody in the front seat of a car.

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In a fantasy sequence, Grownup Drake explores a red-lit club, though the other patrons are seemingly frozen in place. This is probably a metaphor, right?

Here's "Jungle" in its entirety.

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Molly Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Fusion's Pop & Culture section. Her interests include movies about movies, TV shows about TV shows, and movies about TV shows, but not so much TV shows about movies.