(AllHipHop News) Grammy nominated rapper Anderson .Paak had double the reason to celebrate this weekend in Los Angeles.
The rapper, who is in town to perform with A Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl during the 59th annual Grammy Awards, also celebrated his 31st birthday
A variety of people toasted Anderson and his accomplishments throughout 2016, which included a Grammy nod for his breakthrough album Malibu, in addition to preparing new albums with his group The Free Nationals and Flying Lotus.
Hip-Hop legend Too $hort honored Anderson .Paak with a speech and then launched into his classic songs “Blow the Whistle” and “Shake That Monkey.”
A variety of family, friends and celebrities were on hand to celebrate Anderson’s big day, including Big Sean and Jhene Aiko, Twista, School Boy Q, YesJulz and others.
Anderson .Paak also performing his own hit “Come Down,” which was also the subject of a short film officially produced by the Grammys this year.
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