Kobe Bryant, the basketball icon who played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, ESPN and TMZ reports. He was 41. As the news of Bryant’s death broke, musicians across the world reacted to the news. Find reactions from Flea, Drake, Cardi B, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Killer Mike, Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Teyana Taylor, and others below.
Flea performed the National Anthem at Bryant’s final game in 2016. Upon Bryant’s retirement, tributes from across the music world flooded in. Kendrick Lamar offered a tribute video. Artists including Kanye West, JAY-Z, Justin Timberlake, Ice Cube, Lil Wayne, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, and more paid tribute.