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As expected, Rihanna’s VMA afterparty at Up&Down in New York brought out some of the biggest names in the music business.

To celebrate her 2016 VMA Video Vanguard Award, RiRi invited the likes of Kid Cudi, Ty Dolla Sign, Chance The Rapper, Jaden Smith and Amber Rose, who were spotted toasting alongside The Chainsmokers, Jeremy Scott, Tyson Beckford, Tinashe and Halsey.

To the surprise of no one, Drake was also in the building, and even magician David Blaine was spotted entertaining guests with card tricks.

For more coverage of the annual event, check out the best, worst and most “WTF” outfits of the 2016 MTV VMAs.

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