A popular Canadian battle rapper who impressed celebrities including Drake was stabbed to death in Halifax this weekend.
Patrick Wayne Stay, 36, has been identified by Halifax police as the victim of a stabbing just after midnight on September 4.
Fellow Canadian rapper Drake paid his respects on Instagram Sunday, sharing a story in memory of Stay.
“One of my fave rappers ever,” Drake wrote, alongside a photo of Stay.
Eminem also tweeted his sorrow over Stay’s killing.
“Hip-hop lost one of the best battlers of all time. RIP Pat Stay. Kings never die,” Eminem said.