Earlier this morning, the hip hop community, along with the rest of the urban community, received shocking news when it was revealed that Don Cornelius, the founder of “Soul Train,” committed suicide. News of the suicide of the legend has circulated the internet, posted on several websites and newspapers. Now, with the news making its way to hip hop media, several rappers have sent their condolences to Don Cornelius.
MTV News reported several hip hop artists’ messages regarding the death of the “Soul Train” founder.
Read the messages from the entertainers below:
Rest in Peace, Love & Soul…Don Cornelius
Powerful, to introduce the world to a greater amount of Black Music.Don Cornelius was that dude. He made it happen. Without question.
JUST WOKE UP TO SOME SAD NEWS , R.I.P. Don Corneliusfounder of SOUL TRAIN
R.I.P. Mr. Cornelius
R.I.P. Don Cornelius < so sad about Don Cornelius — RIP
Chase N. Cashe
Long Live the Don Dada Don Cornelius.
Don Cornelius shouldn’t ever be leaving the earth due to suicide man. That’s extra heavy s— Damn bruh.
WOW! R.I.P Don Cornelius!! we wish you love, peace… and SOUL. R.I.P Don Cornelius.
oh my god.
Onyx was blessed 2 receive a #soultrain award in 93.. best rap album!! RIP Don Cornelius
Wowwwww…..May God be with the legend
RIP Don Cornelius
Condolences to the family, friends+ associates of Don Cornelius. So grateful4 his decades of innovative contribution to black music. R.I.P.