PICTURED: Downcast Drake jets home on his private plane after performing at Travis Scott’s Astroworld… as he faces lawsuits over deadly concert

  • Drake was spotted Monday disembarking from his converted 767 jet — dubbed ‘Air Drake’ — marking his first sighting since performing at Astroworld
  • The 35-year-old rapper is being sued with along with headliner Travis Scott for ‘inciting’ the crowd ahead of a surge that left eight people dead
  • Drake performed two songs with Scott during the set
  • The two rappers reportedly partied at a Dave & Buster’s location after the curtailed show, despite it already being labeled a mass-casualty event
  • The Certified Lover Boy rapper released a statement later on Monday night in which he wrote that his ‘heart is broken’ over the ‘devastating tragedy’ 

Drake was seen in public for the first time on Monday since he performed with Travis Scott at his deadly Astroworld festival, at which eight people were killed.

The 35-year-old rapper was spotted after landing at an airfield in Toronto, Canada, as he returned to his hometown following his guest spot at the Houston festival.

The hitmaker’s sighting comes as he’s being sued along with Scott for the devastation at the festival.

Back home again: Drake, 35, was spotted for the first time after performing at Astroworld with Travis Scott as he landed in his hometown of Toronto

Drake looked somber and downcast as he walked across the airfield with a member of his entourage.

He was covered up in an anonymous black hoodie pulled up over his head, along with a blue shirt underneath.

The Motto rapper wore camouflage pants with white Nike trainers and carried one overnight bag while he left the other man to carry more.

He had been flying on his private jet ‘Air Drake,’ a converted Boeing 767 which cost $185 million, according to Airways magazine.

Stone-faced: Drake looked somber and downcast as he walked across the airfield with a member of his entourage

Low key: He was covered up in an anonymous black hoodie pulled up over his head, along with a blue shirt underneath, plus camouflage pants and white Nike trainers

Luxury trip: He had been flying on his private jet ‘Air Drake,’ a converted Boeing 767 which cost $185 million, according to Airways magazine

The plane seats around 30 people in its luxurious main cabin.

After he left the plane, Drake was seen getting into a black Cadillac Escalade and driving away with his entourage.

Following his sighting, TMZ reported that both Drake and Travis Scott had been seen partying at a Dave and Buster’s location in Houston shortly after Scott’s headlining Astroworld set, during which a crowd surge killed eight people and left around 300 people injured.

On Wednesday, a source claimed to People that the rappers cut out of the party — which was reportedly thrown by Drake — shortly after learning the full extent of the destruction at the festival.

‘After performing, Drake went straight to his already planned party with his crew at Dave and Buster’s. Travis then came to Drake’s party after his performance,’ the source said. 

‘Neither were aware of the severity of what happened,’ they claimed. ‘They found out at the party about the fatalities and left right away.’

Party time: TMZ reported that both Drake and Travis Scott had been seen partying at a Dave and Buster’s location in Houston shortly after Scott’s headlining Astroworld set

Hasty exit: On Wednesday, a source claimed to People that the rappers cut out of the party — which was reportedly thrown by Drake — shortly after learning the full extent of the destruction at the festival

Caught unaware? ‘Neither were aware of the severity of what happened,’ the insider claimed. ‘They found out at the party about the fatalities and left right away’

Deadly event: The city had already declared the festival a ‘mass-casualty event’ 30 minutes before Scott even ended his set

Although a source previously claimed to TMZ that ‘Travis didn’t know the severity of the situation when he arrived at the party,’ the city had already declared the festival a ‘mass-casualty event’ 30 minutes before Scott even ended his set.

On Monday, Drake shared a statement to social media in which he said his ‘heart is broken for the families and friends of those who lost their lives and for anyone who is suffering.’

‘I hate resorting to this platform to express an emotion as delicate as grief but this is where I find myself,’ he wrote.

‘I will continue to pray for all of them, and will be of service in any way I can. May God be with you all.’

Drake and Scott are now being sued for the devastation at the festival, with as many as 68 people attempting to hold them accountable.

Powerhouse Texas attorney Thomas J. Henry, who is representing some of the victims, said more people continue to contact him ‘by the hour’ about suing the rappers.

‘More and more injured victims are contacting my firm by the hour,’ he said. ‘While we are all still working to understand the full scope of the Astroworld tragedy, I believe the damages suffered by its victims could total in the billions.’ 

Legal trouble: Drake and Scott are now being sued for the devastation at the festival, with as many as 68 people attempting to hold them accountable

Going to court: Powerhouse Texas attorney Thomas J. Henry has been contacted by dozens of people interested in suing the rappers. He said the damages could amount to ‘billions’

On the hook: A lawsuit filed by Kristian Paredes against Drake and Scott claims Drake ‘helped incite the crowd even though he knew of [Scott’s] prior conduct’

Pattern of conduct: Scott previously pleaded guilty to misdemeanors in 2015 and 2018 related to encouraging fans to jump barricades at his concerts

A lawsuit filed by Kristian Paredes against Drake and Scott claims Drake ‘helped incite the crowd even though he knew of [Scott’s] prior conduct,’ including pleading guilty in 2015 to a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct after his fans jumped a security barricade at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago.

In 2018, Scott pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct for urging fans to rush the stage and bypass security at a 2017 concert in Arkansas.

The Sicko Mode rapper declared after his Astroworld set that he would be covering the funeral costs of the eight people who died at the festival.

He also partnered with the virtual therapy service BetterHelp to give concert attendees a free month of virtual therapy, though the service has been criticized for providing poor service and for underpaying therapists.

Making amends: The Sicko Mode rapper declared after his Astroworld set that he would be covering the funeral costs of the eight people who died at the festival; seen Friday at Astroworld 

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