During Drake‘s latest concert, a fan fell from the mezzanine into the orchestra at Apollo Theater. As soon as security alerted Drake, the singer put the show on pause, telling the audience, “Just have to make sure somebody’s ok.”

The onsite EMS team assessed the fan and after 15 minutes everything was declared to be ok, and the show went on.


The day after the concert, Apollo Theater posted a statement about the incident.

“Drake, Apollo, and SiriusXM halted the show immediately when learning of a potential fan injury and standard protocols were taken,” the venue tweeted. “The fan and other audience members reported that they were OK. No major injuries have been reported. The Apollo is investigating the situation further.”

Artists have seemingly learned from Travis Scott‘s mistake when he didn’t pause his own show during a fatal crowd crush. In 2014 during Scott’s event Astroworld, fans rushed the stage, resulting in the death of ten people that night and the hospitalization of 25 more. Fans were reportedly begging for the show to stop, but their pleas fell on deaf ears. Scott has been named in nearly 500 lawsuits due to his inaction.

Several other artists have since stopped shows the moment an emergency springs up in concern of their fans. These artists include Billie Eilish, John Mayer, Doja Cat, Harry Styles and Adele.

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