Saturday Night Live Recap: Drake's Comedy Bar Mitzvah


When a boy of the Jewish faith hits age 13, he has a bar mitzvah to celebrate the transformation into manhood. Highly influential emo-rapper Drake, who is known to be Jewish, had the kind of year in 2013 that saw him go through a transformation of his own. He went from being one of the most famous, best-selling rappers of the moment to someone even more famous and best-selling, but with the kind of cultural cachet that results in Anchorman 2 cameos. Given that he might now also appear in more funny things in the future, last night's Saturday Night Live hosting gig could be considered Drake's comedic bar mitzvah. And just like a regular bar mitzvah — something we've actually seen footage of for Drake — it was endearing, awkward, and, at times, kind of tedious.  Read More...


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