Twitter Reacts to Don Cornelius Death

Don Cornelius, the founder and former host of Soul Train, was discovered dead in his Los Angeles home Wednesday morning as first reported by TMZ. According to Los Angeles police, Cornelius died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 75.

Cornelius and Soul Train, which he hosted from 1971 to 1993, were highly influential in bringing African-American musicians to the forefront of the American music scene. Many of his admirers have taken to Twitter to express their condolences for the legendary Cornelius and have made “Soul Train” and “Don Cornelius” nationwide trending topics.

https://twitter.com/#!/StevenMandel/status/164740808313020418


https://twitter.com/#!/questlove/status/164717348035629056
https://twitter.com/#!/KevinHart4real/status/164744449488990209
https://twitter.com/#!/flea333/status/164750330951778306
https://twitter.com/#!/iamdiddy/status/164749000396898305
https://twitter.com/#!/KeriHilson/status/164742608650911744
https://twitter.com/#!/BravoAndy/status/164742971357532160
https://twitter.com/#!/QtipTheAbstract/status/164738621390323712
https://twitter.com/#!/QtipTheAbstract/status/164738255592505344
https://twitter.com/#!/nilerodgers/status/164737538156789760
https://twitter.com/#!/djquik/status/164729878955032577
https://twitter.com/#!/Toure/status/164727628379594752
https://twitter.com/#!/TalibKweli/status/164726277176172545
https://twitter.com/#!/GregAnthony50/status/164722494471811072
https://twitter.com/#!/icecube/status/164721192413048832
https://twitter.com/#!/UncleRUSH/status/164716296758505472
https://twitter.com/#!/MrChuckD/status/164750149652979712
https://twitter.com/#!/DJGREENLANTERN/status/164720547291340800
https://twitter.com/#!/rihanna/status/164741820952223744
https://twitter.com/#!/alroker/status/164720692137426946
https://twitter.com/#!/RobinRoberts/status/164731900349517826
https://twitter.com/#!/Wildaboutmusic/status/164716237467811840
https://twitter.com/#!/TheRevAl/status/164728725097807872

Rest in “love peace and soul.”

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