Superstar Rapper Drake Throws Himself a Bar Mitzvah-Themed 31st Birthday Party

Screenshot: Drake Barmitzvah HYFR video ft. Lil Wayne
Could the world’s hottest rapper be any more of a nice Jewish boy?
According to the New York Post,  Drake’s 31st birthday party on Monday night was themed “Aubrey’s re-barmitzvah.”

The rapper’s real name is Aubrey Drake Graham — and 31, in case you didn’t realize, is the reverse of 13, the age in which boys become men according to Jewish law.

Drake’s real Barmitzvah at 13.

After an intimate rooftop dinner with friends and family in L.A., Drake relocated to the nightclub Poppy where he was feted by a who’s who of celebrity friends, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Tobey Maguire and Odell Beckham, Jr. The party was pretty thoroughly bar mitzvah-themed, from the cups with his name on them to the photo booth to the Dippin’ Dots ice cream pellets that were served to guests.

Screenshot: Drake Barmitzvah HYFR video ft. Lil Wayne

To underscore the theme, Drake posted an image of his “bar mitzvah board”— seemingly original from 1999 —  to Instagram on Monday.

My bar mitzvah board 😂

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Drake has an African-American father and Jewish mother. He attended a Jewish day school in Toronto and parodied his bar mitzvah while hosting “Saturday Night Live” in 2014.

Screenshot: Drake SNL Barmitzvah clip

The rapper’s 2016 album “Views” and his 2017 follow-up “More Life” both broke Spotify streaming records and sold millions of copies around the world.



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