Joan Rivers, a comic, passed away Thursday (August 4). She was 81.
Rivers, a veteran comedian who began doing stand-up in the 1950s and became one of the best known, most successful female comics of all time, was celebrated by several rappers following the news of her passing, including 50 Cent, Tony Yayo and Ja Rule.
Some of their comments are below.
R.i.p. To one of the greats Joan Rivers had a chance to meet her such a great spirit you will be missed!!!
— Ja Rule (@Ruleyork) September 4, 2014
— INSTAGRAM LILJON (@LilJon) September 4, 2014
SAD.. I met her and she was so cool. -> “@Ugodofwutang: RIP JOAN RIVERS DAMMMM !”
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) September 4, 2014
Rest in peace, Joan Rivers.
— Rapsody (@rapsodymusic) September 4, 2014
damn R.I.P. Joan Rivers.
— el-p (@therealelp) September 4, 2014
R.I.P. Joan Rivers…. she definitely put in work!! funny as hell too!!
— Redman (@therealredman) September 4, 2014
U Jus Never Know when… life Is Short
— Juelz Santana (@thejuelzsantana) September 4, 2014
Rip Joan Rivers Legend gone but not forgotten.
— Tony Yayo (@TonyYayo) September 4, 2014