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

J Hus at the 2017 Mercury Music Awards in London, where he was nominated.

London (CNN)British rapper J Hus stunned fans by joining Drake on stage during a concert at London's O2 Arena on Friday -- shortly after being granted an 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.