Sunday, February 7, 2016

Kanye West, Iggy Pop, Rolling Stones Remember David Bowie

Kanye West, Iggy Pop, Rolling Stones Remember David Bowie:







David Bowie passed away Sunday after a private, 18-month battle with cancer. The iconic artist was not only an innovative musician, but an actor and fashion icon as well. He collaborated with everyone from Mick Jagger and Trent Reznor to Cher and Luther Vandross, and his worked touched and influenced the lives of countless musicians, performers, visual artists, designers, actors and more with his innovative approach to creativity and reinvention.

Soon after the news of passing was announced, a collection of famous fans and collaborators shared their condolences and reflections on Bowie's life and legacy.

Bowie's eldest child, son Duncan Jones, tweeted a solemn confirmation of the news. The director, born Zowie Bowie, is the only child from the rock star's first marriage to Angie Bowie.

Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all. pic.twitter.com/Kh2fq3tf9m
— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) January 11, 2016


Kanye West responded early to the news, offering a touching tribute to Bowie's "magic" as well as condolences to his friends and family.

David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 11, 2016


I pray for his friends and family.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 11, 2016


Iggy Pop, who collaborated with Bowie throughout the Seventies, shared a simple tribute.

MESSAGE FROM IGGY: "David’s friendship was the light of my life. I never met such a brilliant person. He was the best there is. - Iggy Pop"
— Iggy Pop (@IggyPop) January 11, 2016



Cher, who had performed a medley of classic tunes with Bowie on her variety show back in 1975, revealed her heartbreak at the news as well.

DEVASTATED... A LEGEND IS GONE
— Cher (@cher) January 11, 2016


More fans and friends shared memories and more about the star on Twitter.

The Rolling Stones:

The Rolling Stones are shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of our dear friend David Bowie... 1/2
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) January 11, 2016


As well as being a wonderful and kind man, he was an extraordinary artist, and a true original. 2/2 #DavidBowie
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) January 11, 2016


Madonna:

Im Devastated! This great Artist changed my life! First concert i ever saw in Detroit! R.IP. #rebelheart pic.twitter.com/hGfxI967Bw
— Madonna (@Madonna) January 11, 2016




Talented . Unique. Genius. Game Changer. The Man who Fell to Earth. Your Spirit Lives on Forever! #rebelheart pic.twitter.com/k3k3lfL3Bv
— Madonna (@Madonna) January 11, 2016




So lucky to have met you!!!! Hot Tramp I love you So! #rebelheart pic.twitter.com/INKPRCeofK
— Madonna (@Madonna) January 11, 2016



Yoko Ono:

As John & I had very few friends, we felt David was as close as family. Sweet memories will stay with us forever. pic.twitter.com/WoZsztnm4E
— Yoko Ono (@yokoono) January 11, 2016



St. Vincent:

NO.
— St. Vincent (@st_vincent) January 11, 2016


Haim:

can't believe it. we will forever be inspired by/love u, bowie pic.twitter.com/oXMq6HuhWY
— HAIM (@HAIMtheband) January 11, 2016


Louis Tomlinson:

RIP David Bowie. A music Legend !
— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) January 11, 2016


Ricky Gervais:

I just lost a hero. RIP David Bowie.
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 11, 2016


Pharrell:

David Bowie was a true innovator, a true creative. May he rest in peace #RIPDavidBowie
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) January 11, 2016


Frances Bean Cobain:

R.I.P. David Bowie. You were an icon, you changed the idea of what a man should be, your musical genius will live on pic.twitter.com/29ijZOh6Kp
— Frances Bean Cobain (@alka_seltzer666) January 11, 2016


Savages:

We love you and will love you forever... Such a shock #RIP pic.twitter.com/6AKwA6qKRG
— Savages (@Savagesband) January 11, 2016


Diane Warren:

I don't want to hear about the stupid fashion at the Golden Globes who gives a fuck I want to play David Bowie records. Unreal
— Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) January 11, 2016


Giorgio Moroder:

What a great loss... I was fortunate to work with a genius on "Cat People." #DavidBowie pic.twitter.com/uWCTrJSs69
— Giorgio Moroder (@giorgiomoroder) January 11, 2016


Pixies:

RIP David Bowie. A true InspIration pic.twitter.com/My0BrfSqgS
— PIXIES (@PIXIES) January 11, 2016


The Weeknd:

rest in peace David Bowie .
— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) January 11, 2016


Harry Styles:

RIP. David Bowie. An icon. https://t.co/YI7NSxLitg
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) January 11, 2016


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