The Hip-Hop World Reacts To The Passing Of Prince


(AllHipHop News) Less than a week after being hospitalized for flu symptoms, legendary singer Prince passed away at the age of 57.

As more news comes in about the passing of one of music’s most iconic figures, the Hip-Hop world has reacted in sadness, disbelief and shock.

The news of Prince’s passing comes just a few months after the passing of his protegé Denise “Vanity” Matthew who fronted Vanity 6 and who also passed away at the age of 57.

While some rappers like Big Boi retweeted stories on his passing others like Erykah Badu reacted in disbelief

Erykah Badu

Rick Ross Tweeted Prince’s name with praying hands and saying, “I pray you live richforever”

Rick Ross

Talib Kweli gave fans this message remembering a performance by Prince in 1982.

“Taking off for New York with a heavy heart. I will leave you with this – Prince live from the Capitol Theater, 1982.”

Questlove simply post an image with the caption, “King”


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Spike Lee remembered Prince’s humor and said he would miss his brother.

TY Dolla $ign posted this image remembering the icon that shaped the music world in so many ways.

Man smh r I p the legend PRINCE! 🙁

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My favorite I'm so sad ritenow RIP prince ?

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