Nigerian international singer and Grammy Award winner Burna Boy has mourned the passing of his friend Virgil Abloh.
The artistic director of Louis Vuitton and the first African-American to head a French luxury fashion house.
The French holding company that owns Louis Vuitton revealed on Sunday that Abloh had passed away after a several-year private battle with cancer, Naija News reported. He died at the age of 41.
Reacting to the development, Burna Boy took to his Instagram stories to recount his last conversations with Virgil Abloh, revealing that he was so full of life. He added that Virgil Abloh was supposed to be the creative director of his next album.
“Me, @RONAMI and @Virgilabloh spent hours on the phone talking about the creative direction of this next album. We should have talked about how he was doing. He seemed so full of life. He was supposed to be the creative director for my next album. I don’t even know where to start now. RIP You Legend,” wrote Burna Boy.