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Rapper Drake honors his Jewish heritage by crashing a bat mitzvah

The man behind this private event is none other than her doting father Ben Ashkenazy, a New York commercial real estate developer.


On weekend  famous rapper musician Drake sang a few recent hits at a bat mitzvah in New York. Videos circulating on Twitter show the 29-year-old rapper performing for a group of tweens.
The performance at a closed famous Rainbow Room with about 400 guests attending. Gigi Ashkenazy was the lucky celebrant that got serenaded by famous rapper musician Drake.
 TMZ reported that his audience were fans that were making sure his songs were family-friendly, the singer and song-writer rocked out to famous hits titled “Hotline Bling” and “My Way.”


How did Drake comes to perform in a Bat Mitzvah?

TMZ explained that her mother called him on his mobile phone which meant that the family might have some serious music industry connections.

If you’re thinking how much it costs to hire someone like Drake for your teenage party, his going rate for private parties range between $300, 000 up to $600, 000.

The man behind this private event is none other than her doting father Ben Ashkenazy. Mr. Ashkenazy is a commercial real estate developer and owns his own firm. His current net worth is around $7 Billion. (READ MORE about Ben Ashkenazy down below..)

Drake sampled clips from his own bar mitzvah in the “HYFR” video back in 2012, just in case you forgot he was Jewish.



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