Justin Bieber took pause Monday night to send a fellow Canadian music star some serious social media love.

Bieber, who collaborated with Drake on his 2012 song "Right Here," declared the rapper as the "best of our generation" on Instagram, writing, "More than a rapper, a culture shifter and legend."

The praise came the same night as Drake hosted the 2017 NBA Awards in New York City.

See Bieber's sweet Instagram post below:

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