The Music Industry Mourns Death Of NBA Star Kobe Bryant
NBA star Kobe Bryant died along with 9 other people including his 13 year old daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash. Kobe Bryant is survived by his wife Vanessa and their three other daughters, Natalia, Bianca, and Capri, who was born in June 2019.
He was travelling with three others in a private aircraft when it came down in Calabasas near LA, California. According to TMZ, they were on their way to the Mamba Academy for a basketball practice when the crash occurred. The Academy is in nearby Thousand Oaks. Bryant starred for two decades for the Los Angeles Lakers, amassing a historic five championships while making 18 All-Star Games.
In the wake of the tragic news, Kobe’s fans and friends, many in the music industry, took to social media to remember the five-time NBA champion.
We lost a King. 824
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) January 26, 2020
Fuckin terrible 😪
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) January 26, 2020
Kobe was a real life super hero on that court & I’m sure he was one to his family. Sending love and prayers to them. This is heartbreaking.
— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) January 26, 2020
Rest In Peace Kobe! My heart broken ❤️
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) January 26, 2020
RIP Kobe. This is heartbreaking
— Khalid (@thegreatkhalid) January 26, 2020
Life is wayyyy too short and unpredictable, tell people you love them. This is so crazy
— TINASHE (@Tinashe) January 26, 2020
R.I.P. Kobe Bryant this is so sad I can’t believe it
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) January 26, 2020