Justin Bieber but Ariana Grande are paying tribute to the late drummer Aaron Spears following his sudden death… and it’s clear that Aaron left a lasting impression.
Both Justin and Ariana have worked with Aaron – a Grammy-nominated musician who has also worked with Usher – and Justin says: “We have lost a beautiful man and an inspiration to all of us drummers.”
Justin’s social media tribute includes a video of him and another drummer playing at WeHo’s Peppermint Club where JB and Hailey Bieber I went to a Halloween party.
They were playing Usher’s hit “Bad Girl”… which Aaron originally played drums on.
Aaron’s wife announced his death on Monday, and Ariana was quick to comment on the post… and leave a similar response on her IG Story.
Ariana says… “I can’t understand this. We were all very lucky to meet Aaron. The brightest light of a human being. Always the kindest, always smiling, I am so honored and grateful that our paths crossed and we spent so much very special time together.”
Aaron’s family has not announced the cause of death.
Ariana’s post makes it clear how much he meant to those who knew and worked with him – “Thank you for your brilliance, for our laughs, and for your kindness always. I will miss her hugs. You are so, so loved. and we will miss it very much.”
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