On Friday night, Tao at the Venetian hosted Drake’s official concert after-party and the Grammy-nominated rapper even shouted out Tao a few times during his concert. Once at the club, Drake first stopped in the DJ booth and took to the mic as he was welcomed with an uproar of cheers from the crowd. Drake treated his fans to a medley of his hits, even finishing with a full rendition of “The Motto.” He shared that he was celebrating the birthday of friend CJ and asked the crowd, “Las Vegas. Are you ready to have a party tonight at Tao?”
His group, including Roc Nation rapper J. Cole and hip-hop legend Marley Marl then commanded a VIP tables on the dance floor.
DJ Future the Prince kept the party going while the club partied to some of Drake’s most recent hits including “HYFR” and “Headlines.” Drake and his crew stood atop of the booth, overlooking the dance floor while rapping along to familiar songs as well as his own music. Tao’s Bottle Fairy flew across the club, catching Drake’s attention as a cocktail waitress perched on a chair Bar Mitzvah style traveled through the sea of club-goers to personally deliver bottles of Cristal to the rapper’s table. Confetti rained on the dance floor when birthday boy CJ was surprised with a cake.
Custom Tao yarmulkes were also sent to Drake’s table as a tribute to his recent video for “HYFR,” centered around a not-so-typical Bar Mitzvah. As soon as they brought to his table Drake and his group of friends put on the traditional Jewish head cover.
Music artist Sean Paul was also spotted taking in the action at a VIP table on the dance floor after dining at Tao Asian Bistro earlier in the night, enjoying sea bass, sashimi and more.
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