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Drake Pays Tribute To Sidhu Moose Wala After His Shocking 'Political Murder'

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A popular Indian rapper who goes by Sidhu Moose Wala (real name Shubhdeep Singh) was reportedly gunned down near his home in Punjab.

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According to Rolling Stone, the 28-year-old rapper-turned-politician was fatally shot by assailants while driving through the Mansa district.

Punjab’s chief of police VK Bhawra said at least 30 rounds were fired into Moose Wala’s Mahindra Thar, a kind of Indian jeep.

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Sidhu Moose Wala amassed over four billion YouTube views in four years. In 2020, he was named as one of the best new artists by The Guardian and was soon followed by Drake.

The Toronto rap star Drake  featured a photo of Moose Wala. He wrote, “RIP MOOSE @sidhu_moosewala” underneath in his Instagram Stories

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Moose Wala had recently earned 36,000 votes in Indian state elections in February and was dipping his toe in Bollywood cinema.

Our Condolences To All of His Loved Ones.