During the It’s All A Blur tour featuring Drake and 21 Savage, a heartwarming moment unfolded in Philadelphia that left podcast host and Philly native Gillie Da Kid in tears. The unexpected act of kindness took place on Monday, July 31, as Drake dedicated the entire show to Gillie’s late son, YNG Cheese, who tragically passed away just days before.
“Before we get started, one of our friends, our brothers in this shit, lost his son the other day,” he began. “So I wanna dedicate this show tonight to Cheese. Y’all make some noise for Gillie and his son Cheese. Express some positivity!”
Grateful for the touching surprise, Gillie Da Kid shared a video of the moment on his Instagram page, expressing his appreciation to Drake. He wrote, “@champagnepapi Me n And Family appreciate u From the bottom of Our hearts,” he wrote. “I watch u put a smile on my kids face at this ruff time [heart emoji] love u 4 that [100 emoji] but ur nut a$$ ain’t have to have me cryin like that in front of all them people u could of warned Me [crying and laughing emojis] #LLCheese”
This heartwarming dedication by Drake to Gillie Da Kid’s late son has touched the hearts of many, highlighting the power of empathy and support within the music community.