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​Drake Pays Tribute To Tupac With Diamond Necklaces Worth A Reported $600k

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​Drake Pays Tribute To Tupac With Diamond Necklaces Worth A Reported $600k

Drake has paid tribute to late rapper Tupac Shakur with a duo of blinged-up necklaces, which are reported to be worth a whopping $600,000 (£458,000) together.

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The bespoke pieces were created for Drake by jeweller-to-the-stars Jason of Beverly Hills, who shared a video of the necklaces twinkling away in the light.

In the caption, he said he was honoured to have worked on the project, writing: "Thank you @champagnepapi for trusting us with this project. Unbelievable honour to help pay homage to the legend Tupac Shakur."

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Drake also shared a short video on Instagram Stories, proudly showing off his new custom jewellery.

"Always wanted twin Jesus pieces thank you @jasonofbeverlyhills," he wrote alongside the post.

Credit: Instagram/@champagnepapi
Credit: Instagram/@champagnepapi

The pieces are reportedly valued at $300,000 each and took around five weeks and 150 hours to complete, according to Complex.

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Both pendants boast a lavish diamond chain featuring 70 carats of white and natural yellow diamonds, along with over half a kilo of gold.

It's believed the unique necklaces all began with an original concept from Drake, who approached Jason to make his ideas become a reality. From there, the two of them worked on the design until they were happy with it - and several hundreds of thousands of dollars later, here we are.

Mind you, it's not like Drake's exactly short on money, as he's well-known for his particularly flash lifestyle.

He's even got his very own Boeing 767 cargo plane, which puts other celebs' puny private jets to shame.

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Drake first debuted his new toy last year, sharing a video of it on Instagram to show off the aircraft's 'Air Drake' livery, a huge owl (the symbol for his record label OVO) and plush interiors with golden sofas and walls.

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The video shows the Grammy Award winner strolling around the aircraft, before pointing to Cargojet's President and CEO, Ajay Virmani, and saying: "That guy made it happen right there, that's the man."

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That's because the Canadian company had just announced a partnership with the rapper... hence the massive plane.

In a statement, Mr Virmani said: "We are very excited to partner with Drake as our ambassador and assisting him with his logistical needs and requirements.

"We have had a lengthy relationship with Drake and this partnership has grown organically between both parties. Cargojet and Drake are both great Canadian successes, we are thrilled to be partnering together."

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Drake added: "Supporting home grown businesses has always been a top priority of mine, so when an opportunity came up to get involved with a great Canadian company I was honoured to do so."

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@jasonofbeverlyhills

Topics: Drake, Entertainment, Celebrity, Tupac

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