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Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Drake and more attend Virgil Abloh memorial in Chicago


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The late Virgil Abloh was remembered by numerous celebrities during a memorial service Monday in Chicago.

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Lauryn Hill, Frank Ocean and more attended the event Monday at the Museum of Contemporary Art in the Windy City, according to USA Today.

“All these different people — colors, ages, backgrounds, religions — all came for one man,” Tyler, the Creator said at the memorial. “That’s what he did: He brought, like, the illest people together.” Abloh’s sister, Edwina, also spoke, and Hill performed.

“Virgil was here,” read a pin Drake showed off in a video posted on Instagram. “love you g,” he captioned the post.

On Novmeber 30 in Miami, Kanye, Kim, Pharrell Williams, Erykah Badu, Kid Cudi and many more attended the first-ever Louis Vuitton United States fashion show, which became a somber tribute to the late Louis Vitton artistic director.

As previously reported, Abloh passed away November 28 after a private two-year battle with cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare, aggressive form of cancer. He was 41. Virgil was the founder of fashion brand Off-White and the first African American to serve as artistic director for Louis Vuitton.

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