French Montana Sends Crowd Into Frenzy with Avicii Tribute in Norway

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Tributes to the late Tim Bergling have been hitting stages across the globe since his untimely passing on April 20th. From Hardwell to Laidback Luke to Tiesto to Martin Garrix to Kygo, tears have fallen and timeless tributes have been made to one the most prominent names in Electronic Music History. We knew that Avicii's legacy lived on throughout the Music industry and left artists across genres speechless at the loss. We saw people like Madonna, Nile Rogers, Zac Brown Band and Aloe Blacc mourning the loss. One that caught me by surprise was one that hit the web this weekend, from rapper French Montana.


A show taking place in Norway featured French Montana dropping Avicii's timeless track “Wake Me Up”. Captioning his Instagram video, Montana states “YOU WAS SHINING THROUGH THESE DARK CLOUDS ON US !! @avicii WHAT A POWERFUL MORNING.” The overall ora this scene is breathtaking as the crowd enters euphoria at the drop the track. You can see in Montana's face the disbelief its reception capping f a truly remarkable event.