HIP-HOP RESPONDS TO THE PASSING OF LEGENDARY MUSICIAN, DAVID BOWIE.
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Yesterday (Jan. 10) unfortunate news was revealed that acclaimed rocker, David Bowie, succumbed to his prolonged battle with cancer. After a tremendous 18-month fight with the disease, the illustrious entertainer passed away . His family has since asked for privacy during this grieving period.
Given Bowie’s impact on the realms of both music and fashion, many MCs and rappers have taken to Twitter to demonstrate their respect to the iconic Idol. “David Bowie was a true innovator, a true creative. May he rest in peace,” read a post from Pharrell’s Twitter account. A passionate Kanye West shared his thoughts and declared, “David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.” Also adding his commentary to conversation Kendrick Lamar added, “What a honor, what a soul. David Bowie, Spirit of Gold. RIP.”
Juicy J, The Weeknd, and Lupe Fiasco, are among a host of MCs who have shared their thoughts on the legendary artist.
Below are an included list of tweets: