Kobe Bryant Dies Following Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna are among five people who lost their lives this morning when his private helicopter went down and into flames.

(AllHipHop News) The world of sports and entertainment was rocked today (January 26th), with the tragic death of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.

According to reports, Bryant died in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, after experiencing some sort of engine malfunction. He was reportedly taking his daughter Gianna to basketball practice with other members of the team.

The 41-year-old Lakers legend was traveling with three other people went the helicopter went down and a fire broke out. 

Five people in total are confirmed dead. 

Kobe Bryant is survived by his wife Vanessa and their three children, Natalia and Bianca, as well as an 8-month-old named Capri.