In tragic news from the world of music, legendary rapper DMX (short for “Dark Man X”) passed away at the age of 50 from a heart attack. The artist was a fixture in the hip-hop community, and was seen as one of the great voices of New York City, as Ja Morant and other NBA players are quite aware. The NBA community has reached out in memoriam reacting to the rapper’s passing, headlined by resident NBA rapper Damian Lillard on Instagram:

Lillard, who is familiar as the voice of a city (his hometown Oakland and Portland), was not the alone in celebrating the life of DMX (real name, Earl Simmons). His teammate, CJ McCollum, also showed love for the legendary musician: