Celebrities far and wide are reeling over the sudden loss of Nipsey Hussle.
As we reported, the Victory Lap rapper
Many were left stunned after news of the 33-year-old’s death broke. Plenty of fellow celebrities in the music industry — including Rihanna, Drake, DJ Khaled, and Tyga — immediately took to social media to mourn their fallen friend.
Posting an up-close photo of the Grammy nominee rapping into a microphone, the God’s Plan rapper wrote:
“F**k. My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this. We just linked for the first time in years and said we were gonna do a new song this summer cause it had been too long. You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from distance.”
Read Drake’s full post (below):
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Fuck. My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this. We just linked for the first time in years and said we were gonna do a new song this summer cause it had been too long. You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from distance fam nobody ever talks down on your name you were a real one to your people and to the rest of us. I’m only doing this here cause I want the world to know I saw you as a man of respect and a don. Rest easy my g.
RiRi, meanwhile, shared similar words about Hussle in a heartbroken Instagram post. Posting a photo of the rapper with his daughter Emani Asghedom, along with a pic of Hussle and his girlfriend Lauren London from a GQ photo shoot, the Fenty Beauty owner revealed her spirit was “shaken” by the news.
Hussle’s good friend DJ Khaled took to IG to grieve over the “sad” loss of a rapper he considers “an inspiration to the whole world,” sharing:
Tyga was also torn up over the death of the “brave leader,” sharing on social media:
Sharing a photo of himself with Hussle, Ludacris wrote that “hip hop has lost one of their elite.” He posted:
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God just lost a Son, a son just lost his father, a family just lost their king & hip hop just lost one of their elite. One of the Greatest overall MEN I’ve ever encountered in my life. He was always Leading by example by rebuilding his community. The entire Hip hop community and the World 🌎 is Numb. 🙏🏽🙏🏽
Unsurprisingly, the entire hip hop community is in morning. See more posts from Pharrell Williams, Machine Gun Kelly, Meek Mill, and J. Cole (below):
You were about something..positive and for your community in every chance you had to speak..and because of that You inspired millions..millions who will uphold your legacy forever. rest amongst the stars. 🙏🏾 https://t.co/7gZ795wcQT
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) April 1, 2019
Broke me…. we really fighting for our lives against our own kind and really have to take risk and match the level of hatred that we are born in .. I’m tired 🙏🏾 prayers for my brother and his family
— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) April 1, 2019
RIP NIPSEY HUSSLE
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) April 1, 2019
Other celebs outside of music — including LeBron James and Jada Pinkett Smith — have also expressed sadness over Hussle’s passing, writing about what the rapper meant to them and his impact on their lives.
Read more sad tributes from the likes of Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, Colin Kaepernick, and Stephen Curry (below):
😥😥😥😥😥😥‼️‼️‼️‼️ So so SAD man!! DAMN man this hurt.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 1, 2019
God please cover and restore @NipseyHussle right now!!! 🙏🏽🙏🏽
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) March 31, 2019
Watching Nipsey inspired me to invest and own in our communities. He was a solid man who loved his woman, his family and his community. This hurts.
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) April 1, 2019
This is so painful! @NipseyHussle was doing great work for the people. Keep his legacy alive by carrying on his work! Sending love to his family. Rest in Power King 👑 HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific
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