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Hip Hop reacts to Death of Don Cornelius

By The Hip Hop Writer
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer

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:

Ice Cube
Rest in Peace, Love & Soul…Don Cornelius

Freddie Foxxx
Powerful, to introduce the world to a greater amount of Black Music.Don Cornelius was that dude. He made it happen. Without question.

Wyclef Jean
JUST WOKE UP TO SOME SAD NEWS , R.I.P. Don Corneliusfounder of SOUL TRAIN

Nicki Minaj
R.I.P. Mr. Cornelius

HiTek

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.

DeviDev
WOW! R.I.P Don Cornelius!! we wish you love, peace… and SOUL. R.I.P Don Cornelius.

questlove
oh my god.

Fredro Starr
Onyx was blessed 2 receive a #soultrain award in 93.. best rap album!! RIP Don Cornelius

mackmaine
Wowwwww…..May God be with the legend

Estelle
RIP Don Cornelius

MYA
Condolences to the family, friends+ associates of Don Cornelius. So grateful4 his decades of innovative contribution to black music. R.I.P.

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