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Rihanna, Drake pay tribute to ASAP Yams

Rihanna, Drake and Azealia Banks are among musicians to have paid tribute to rapper ASAP Yams, who passed away last week.

By: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles |
January 20, 2015 10:30:25 am
Rihanna, Drake Rihanna, Drake and Azealia Banks are among musicians to have paid tribute to rapper ASAP Yams, who passed away last week. (Source: Reuters)

Rihanna, Drake and Azealia Banks are among musicians to have paid tribute to rapper ASAP Yams, who passed away last week.

The ASAP Mob founder passed away at the age of 26 last week, and stars have taken to social media to honour the late musician, with Rihanna posting an illustration of ASAP on Instagram.

Captioning the image, she wrote, “RiP Yamz! #longliveASAP (sic).”

Drake also expressed his sadness about the death, with ‘Royals’ hitmaker, Lorde, being one of more than 27,000 people to retweet the message.

“Rest in peace Yams. ASAP is family,” he wrote. The cause of the rapper’s death has not yet been revealed but the news of his death has been confirmed by his record label after the news spread on social media over the weekend.

Other musicians to pay tribute to the young musician include Wiz Khalifa, Chance the Rapper, Mac Miller, 2 Chainz and Azealia Banks, who urged for his fans to remember him as a “leader”.

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