“Legends never die.”
Drake released his new album titled Honestly, Nevermind on June 17, 2022.
The Canadian rapper also made his debut as a radio show host on June 16, 2022.
In his new show called Table for One, Drake played some of his favourite numbers, including two songs by Sidhu Moose Wala.
The rapper paid a tribute to the late Punjabi singer-rapper by playing his songs ‘295’ and ‘G-S***’.
Drake also followed Sidhu Moose Wala on Instagram.
Sidhu was shot dead in Punjab’s Mansa district on May 29, 2022.
Following his death, Drake offered his condolences and shared a picture of Sidhu with his mother on his Instagram Story. He wrote: “RIP Moose.”
Fans of the two singers shared Drake’s tribute on social media; they were upset that the two could not collaborate on any song.
Sidhu Moose Wala fans reacted to Drake’s latest gesture on social media.
Taking to the comments section of Instagram fan accounts sharing the news of the rapper playing Sidhu’s songs, one user wrote: “Legends never die.”
Another user wrote, “Thanks for this drake!” One fan commented, “Wow this is monumental.”
Many others simply wrote ‘legend’ or left fire and heart emojis on the posts.
HipHop-N-More said in a report on June 17, 2022: “The Toronto superstar also debuted his new radio show called Table for One on Sound42 station on SiriusXM to build up towards the release of the new LP at midnight.
“Drake played some of his favourite songs and some other tunes which inspired the new Dance project, which is executive produced by Drake along with Noah “40” Shebib, Black Coffee Oliver El-Khatib and Noel Cadastre.”
After Sidhu’s death in May, celebrities from the film and music industries expressed shock.
Comedian Kapil Sharma remembered him as a ‘wonderful human’ in his tweet.
Musician Vishal Dadlani said Sidhu Moose Wala’s ‘voice and courage’ would never be forgotten.
Actor and reality TV star Shehnaaz Gill also paid her tribute, tweeting:
“No grief in this world can be bigger than the pain of a person, who lost a young daughter or son.”
Meanwhile, Sidhu Moose Wala was recently paid a tribute at Times Square, New York, where a few billboards played parts of his music videos.
The clip also showed people stopping by and watching the videos, as some fans even imitated his trademark step of slapping his thigh.
People clicked photos of the massive billboards and in front of it, a clip also displayed a photograph of Sidhu with his mother.