Drake and Rihanna mourn loss of fan
Drake and Rihanna have paid tribute to one of their young fans after losing her battle with cancer.
Megan Flores, who met the stars with help from the Make-A-Wish Foundation earlier this year (16), passed away on Saturday (09Jul16), E! News reports.
Drake immediately took to social media to pay tribute to the Florida native, after learning Megan had died.
"Rest in peace my angel. I know heaven is celebrating today," the rapper captioned a shot of Megan on Instagram.
"Thank you for the moments and emotions we share. I am blessed to have known you in this lifetime."
Rihanna also took to social media to recall the first time she met the cancer patient back in March (16).
The Diamonds hitmaker shared a photo of the trio on Instagram on Saturday, and wrote, "I had the pleasure of meeting an angel on earth!
"After my show in Miami, @champagnepapi (Drake) introduced me to Megan! She's inspired me so much with her strength and her perspective on life! So fearless and kind!"
Rihanna went on to reveal she had kept in touch with Megan via social media, adding, "It's heavy news that I can't slide in your DMs (direct messages) anymore like I used to!! There was always a smile waiting for me there! You brightened any day! Rest up baby girl! We will miss you!!"
Megan, who was battling terminal cancer, was unable to contain her excitement when she met the pair back in March (16).
"BEST DAY OF MY LIFE!, I MET THE LOML (Love of my life)," she captioned a shot of herself with the Hotline Bling rapper. "He was so sweet & down to earth. Gave me and my family some OVO clothing. BEST DAY EVER. NO LIE. @champagnepapi LOVE YOU!"
Drake later dedicated his latest album, Views, to Megan.
"This body of work is dedicated to Megan Flores," he wrote above the credits for the album's opener, Keep The Family Close. "I pray for your well-being every day."
- Cover Media