Lil Keed fans were in for a few big surprises at his LA Novo show with Lil Gotit. Drake gave the rapper the ultimate co-sign by appearing on stage as a hypeman. Drake also made a jab at Kanye West by wearing the rapper’s merch during the show.
Lil Keed seems to have accumulated support from several other musicians in the game. Young Thug and Lil Duke also made appearances. Lil Keed put on a fire show, but the crowd went wile as Drake walked out to the Atlanta rapper’s hit song “HBS.” Dreezy emerged wearing a Cactus Plant Flea Market sweatshirt. “Ye must be born again,” the sweatshirt reads in a distinctive typeface, which fans previously thought might be a reference to Kanye West, with whom Drake had a high-profile feud last year. Either Kanye and Drake have squashed their beef or Drake was trolling. Given Drake’s history of pettiness, the latter is more likely.
@Drake at @1lilKeed concert in Los Angeles at The Novo!!
🗣🦉🐍 #Drake #LilKeed
📸 Raven Trammellhttps://t.co/DNvmHWYkww pic.twitter.com/GOE4Tfrqzr
— 📸 Raven 🎥 (@raven50mm) September 14, 2019
#drake supporting lil keed on stage. 🐍 pic.twitter.com/K0xbxg0jUz
— Shirley Ju (@shirju) September 14, 2019
Lil Keed’s star-studded LA show is a clear example of how the up-and-coming rapper is making a name for himself. Just last month, he broke into the mainstream with a feature on Young Thug’s “Big Tipper,” off Thugger’s latest LP, So Much Fun. Earlier this year, he teamed up with Lil Uzi Vert and YNW Melly on the track “Pull Up,” off his most recent 20-track record, Long Live Mexico, which dropped last June.
Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story attributed the Cactus Plant Flea Market hoodie as official Kanye West merchandise. The story has been updated to reflect that it has been misinterpreted as such by fans, but is not associated with Kanye. Uproxx regrets the error.