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Rapper Drake Performs at Girl's Bat Mitzvah in NYC



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    Rapper Drake performed at a girl's bat mitzvah over the weekend at the famed Rainbow Room in midtown Manhattan, according to social media posts and news reports.

    Videos posted to social media show the Toronto-born Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, singing his hit song "Hotline Bling," "Summer Sixteen" and his verse off of "My Way," a collaboration with Paterson, New Jersey, rapper Fetty Wap. 


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    What the family of the unidentified girl might have paid to have Drake perform at the party was not clear.

    It's likely not the first time Drake, who was raised Jewish, has performed at one of the faith's coming-of-age celebrations.

    In "Over My Dead Body, the opening track to his Grammy winning 2011 album "Take Care", he rapped that he had "just performed at a bar mitzvah over in the states, used half of the money to beat my brother's case."

    He also recreated his own bar mitzvah in the 2012 music video to the song "HYFR."

    The performance was first reported by Gothamist.