The music world was delivered a brutal blow on Friday morning after the passing of the “King of Blues,” B.B. King.
Here are some early social media reactions from some of the biggest names in music across all genres, many of whom worked directly with the blues legend:
Eric Clapton took the time to make a heartfelt video:
Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T., who worked with King on his first studio album, expressed his grief on Instagram:
But it wasn’t just musicians who paid tribute:
B.B. King touched a lot of hearts, even the cast of Sesame Street: