- Rappers Drake, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Rihanna are among stars who were present during designer Virgil Abloh's memorial service
- The Louis Vuitton's designer died on Sunday, November 28, at the age of 41 following a private battle with cardiac angiosarcoma
- Lauryn Hill invoked a cocktail of emotions as she stepped on stage to perform her critically lauded 1998 song Everything Is Everything
Legendary music act Lauryn Hill, music moguls Kanye, Drake and singer Rihanna are some of the top US entertainers who attended mogul fashion designer Virgil Abloh's memorial service.
Celeb-studded memorial service
Legit.ng understands that the designer's memorial service was held on Monday, December 6, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in his Chicago hometown.
According to Dailymail UK, late Louis Vuitton and Off-White designer Virgil Abloh's family was joined by close friends and world-class celebrities to pay their respect nine days after the designer's sudden demise.
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During the memorial service, Virgil's wife of 13 years, Shannon Abloh read the eulogy as well as his sister Edwina Abloh and Tyler the Creator broke down in tears midway.
Lauryn Hill evokes emotions
Legendary artist, Lauryn Hill invoked tears as she stepped on stage to perform her critically lauded 1998 song Everything Is Everything.
The artist choked up and let the band play on as she grieved the late designer.
Hill, who was dressed in all black took a cloth and wiped her tears while background singers harmonised behind the former Fugees rapper.
She took off her sunglasses and continued to dab her face before she began to harmonise again.
As earlier reported by Legit.ng, Abloh tragically passed away on Sunday, November 28, at the age of 41 following a private battle with cardiac angiosarcoma.
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TimesLIVE reports that Abloh found out about his cardiac angiosarcoma in 2019, just a year after he landed the big Lous Vuitton gig.
Media reports had earlier indicated Abloh had sought a number of treatments before his sudden death.
Drake and other celebrities pay tribute to Virgil Abloh
Virgil Abloh's death left a hole in the hearts of fashion lovers across the globe. The Louis Vuitton and Off White designer succumbed to cancer after fighting the disease silently for two long years.
Celebs got together to remember his influence on street fashion. Complex reported that Drake was among the many celebs who were deeply touched by the death of Virgil Abloh.
The rapper shared a touching tribute for the designer on his Instagram. Drake and Virgil were good friends and the world-famous designer-curated Drake's $185 million (107 billion naira) watch.