J Hus joins Drake on stage after surprise early release from prison

J Hus was sentenced to eight months in December after police found him carrying a knife at a London shopping center.His cameo appearance during the Canadian star’s concert was rapturously received by fans, who were unaware he been been released.”If anyone’s sitting down right now, I need you to stand up because we’re going to celebrate one of our brothers tonight,” Drake told the crowd, as the message “Welcome Home” appeared on stage.J Hus, whose real name is Momodou Jallow, found critical acclaim and commercial success with his debut album, “Common Sense,” in 2017.The Brit Award-nominated star was arrested in June for possession of a knife, after police stopped his car near Westfield Shopping Center in west London.He told police, “You know, it’s Westfield,” when questioned about why he held a weapon, the Press Association reported. The rapper had previously been arrested near the shopping center.The minimum sentence for repeat offenders convicted of carrying a knife in a public place is six months, and the rapper received an eight-month sentence in December.He became one of the most high-profile figures to be jailed during Britain’s ongoing knife crime epidemic.In the year ending June 2018, 21,101 knife-related cases were dealt with by the Ministry of Justice — the highest number recorded since June 2010.The star performed his hit “Did You See,” which reached the top 10 in the UK singles chart, on stage with Drake.