News of the death of Reggie “Combat Jack” Ossé has been met with a swift reaction in the Hip Hop community, with many turning to social media to share their condolences.

A number of people expressed their overall appreciation for Combat Jack, a Hip Hop music lawyer-turned-podcast host.

“Heartbreaking. RIP Reggie “Combat Jack” Osse. Great man, storyteller and leader. Your contributions to hip hop will never ever be forgotten. Ultimate salute,” Elliott Wilson tweeted.

Ohio rhymer Stalley recalled having his “most sincere interview” with Combat Jack.

Action Bronson let it be known that Combat Jack was one of the first to embrace him as an artist and Outkast’s Big Boi kept it sweet and simple.

With news of Combat Jack’s death coming less than two months after he revealed that he was battling colon cancer, many Hip Hoppers expressed their shock.