HIP-HOP RESPONDS TO THE PASSING OF LEGENDARY MUSICIAN, DAVID BOWIE.
Source: Pharrell, Kanye, Kendrick & Others Artists React To David Bowie’s Death
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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.
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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: