The entertainment world, including Drake, Bruno Mars, Kanye West, Travis Barker, Flea and Cardi B, have paid tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who died today in an helicopter crash.
Bryant was traveling in his private helicopter this morning (January 26) when it went down and a fire broke out, according to reports from TMZ. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived.
Five people are confirmed dead, reportedly including Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
“The angels got a great one today” Angel Haze tweeted, while Gene Simmons called Bryant a “legend” and The 1975 frontman Matty Healy described reports of the iconic player as “incredibly tragic news”. Read more tributes to Bryant below.