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Following the sad news of B.B. King’s passing during the early hours this morning, various hip-hop artists have been taking to social media to react to the news and offer their own respects to the legendary ‘King of the Blues.’

King’s influence on music is beyond measure, from rock music’s baselines to the funk stylings on Kendrick Lamars “King Kunta.” We’ve compiled some of hip-hop’s reactions to this massive loss below.

Tyrese Gibson

Puff Daddy

Snoop Dogg

Chuck D

Pete Rock


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