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Saturday 24 February 2018

Chip off the old block? Oscar legend Day-Lewis's son Gabe releases his first rap video

Gabe Day smokes a joint in the video as he raps about marijuana. (Photo: Youtube)
Gabe Day smokes a joint in the video as he raps about marijuana. (Photo: Youtube)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Irish Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis is an acting inspiration for many, but it seems his son has chosen a different path in life.

Gabe Day, born Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, is taking to the stage as none other than a rapper.

The 18-year-old son of the triple Oscar-winner Daniel and his ex-girlfriend Isabelle Adjani has recently released a rap video, entitled ‘Green Auras’.

The singer is a dead ringer for his father in his younger years, his long face and dark eyes reminiscent of Day-Lewis in ‘In The Name of The Father’.

In the bizarre song, Day raps about marijuana, bring bi-polar and what it’s like being the son of renowned actor Daniel.

Gabe Day’s video was shot at his school, New York’s Sarah Lawrence College.

Gabe Day, born Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, is taking to the stage as none other than a rapper.
Gabe Day, born Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, is taking to the stage as none other than a rapper.
The singer is a dead ringer for his father in his younger years, his long face and dark eyes reminiscent of Day-Lewis in ‘In The Name of The Father’.
Gabe Day’s video was shot at his school, New York’s Sarah Lawrence College. (Photo: YouTube)
In the bizarre song, Day raps about marijuana, bring bi-polar and what it’s like being the son of renowned actor Daniel. (Photo: YouTube)

The lyrics include, “Judgin' someone for their dad is just as bad as being racist. Call me Gabe Day and not Gabe Day-Lewis, because if you're trying to call me out I'm ’bout to Gabe Day-Lose-It!

“I know what my name is and I know what fame is.”

Gabe smokes a joint as he sings, “I did too many drugs felt like I was coping on my own when what I needed was a hug.”

Gabe’s mother Adjani (58) dated Day-Lewis (56) for six years before they split in 1996.

The video has picked up over 70,000 hits in just five days.

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