Buzz Bites (10/18/12): Drake Is Officially A High School Graduate

Drake graduated from high school yesterday! (But no, that’s not his diploma.)

+ Mazel tov, Drake! He earned his high school diploma yesterday. “97% on my final exam. 88% in the course. One of the greatest feelings in my entire life. As of tonight, I have graduated high school,” he tweeted. (MTV News)

+ Taylor Swift just taped her episode for “VH1 Storytellers,” which airs Nov. 11. ”Songs happen in really weird, strange, quirky ways, and to explore the start of them… it’s wonderful to get to share that with a crowd of 3,000 people,” she told VH1 before the taping. (MTV News)

+ Rumor has it Justin Timberlake and fiancée Jessica Biel may be heading down the aisle this week; the nuptials will reportedly take place in southern Italy. (Billboard)

+ Miley Cyrus and her fiancé, Liam Hemsworth, got tattoos inspired by a President Theodore Roosevelt speech. His says “If he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly,” and hers follows with “So that this place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither history or defeat.” (Just Jared Jr.)

+ The Roots‘ Questlove will be co-teaching a course at New York University this spring. The “Classic Albums” course will examine records that include Prince‘s Dirty Mind, Michael Jackson‘s Off the Wall, and Beastie Boys‘ Paul’s Boutique. Where do we sign up? (RapFix)

+ Chief Keef may face jail time for violating his probation, which specifies that he must not have any guns, among other stipulations. He was recently interviewed at a gun range holding and firing weapons. (RapFix)

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