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Bahamas spent years as a secret high school dropout

High school didn't quite work for Toronto artist and q theme creator Afie Jurvanen. But today we have some big news to break to him.

q theme creator Bahamas a.k.a Afie Jurvanen couldn't call himself a high school graduate — until now. The Toronto artist joins Shad to share what brought him back to secondary school, 20 years after walking away. 

Plus, we surprise him live on air with a very important note from Barrie Central Collegiate principal Greg Brucker. 

People just assume that you're a graduate of some kind, says Afie Jurvanen a.k.a. Bahamas. (Fabiola Carletti/CBC)
An impromptu class photo, featuring Shad, Hannah Georgas and her talented band. (Fabiola Carletti/CBC)

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