November 2, 2013 12:30

Drake wears Kanye West mask for Halloween and shares photo

Drake brands himself "LightSkinYeezus" as he posts the photo on Instagram

Drake wears Kanye West mask for Halloween and shares photo

Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

Drake has shared a photo of the unusual Halloween costume he chose to wear this year.

Instead of wearing a zombie or vampire outfit, Drake dressed as Kanye West, covering his face with a gold mask similar to the one West has been wearing on 'The Yeezus Tour'. Drake completed his West-style ensemble with applique jeans and a blue eagle vest top by Maison Martin Margiela, the fashion house that designed West's entire wardrobe for 'The Yeezus Tour'.

Posting the photo on Instagram, Drake branded himself "#LightSkinYeezus" and saluted his fellow rapper with two other hashtags: #IconicShit and #AllPraiseToTheGenius.Meanwhile, West has been forced to postpone the remaining dates on 'The Yeezus Tour' after vital stage equipment was destroyed in a truck crash. "As a result of this event, it is impossible to put on the show and 'The Yeezus Tour' will be postponed until these essential pieces can be reengineered and re-fabricated," a statement explained.

'Then Yeezus' Tour' is West's first solo tour in five years and began in Seattle, Washington on October 19. The stage at the 17,500-capacity Key Arena was partly covered by a giant mountain from which West delivered several raps. At one point, West was joined onstage by a Jesus Christ lookalike, and for several tracks he was accompanied by a troupe of backing dancers. The tour had been scheduled to run until December 7, taking in 35 shows across North America.

Meanwhile, Drake has recently announced a UK arena tour for next March (2014). The tour, which was quickly expanded from eight to 11 dates, will culminate with a trio of huge shows at London's O2 Arena. Support at all dates will come from The Weeknd.

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