Lloyd Banks has paid tribute to his late manager Jonathan “Hovain” Hylton following his death on Friday (November 25).

The former G-Unit rapper took to Instagram over the weekend to reflect on their relationship and send his condolences to Hovain’s partner, Kim Hylton, and their children.

“HOV!!!! Been thinking about all of the conversations we’ve had..the plans..goals..even down to the little things like the Knicks & Nets..what borough Bred the greatest rappers,” Banks wrote. “the phone wouldn’t even ring twice when I called..you were one of the good guys in this business..everything you did was for your family.”

He added: “I’ll forever be thankful for the connections/deals you’ve made happen.. my condolences. to your family @kimhylton and your daughters. gonna miss you brother.”

Lloyd Banks also shared a photo of Hovain on his Twitter account with a message that read: “Thank you for everything my brother.”

Hovain’s passing was announced on his Instagram account on Saturday (November 26), with the statement asking people to keep his family in their prayers.

“It is with deep regret that we message to all family, friends and colleagues that Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton passed away while at his home on Friday, November 25,” the message read. “He was a beloved and devoted father, husband, son, brother and a proud Brooklyn representative.

“We’d like to thank all of his close friends for all of the love and support that you have shown during this difficult time. We ask that you all continue to keep his family in your prayers and respect their privacy at this time.”

Many more tributes have poured in from across the Hip Hop community, with the likes of T.I., Raekwon, Westside Gunn, Royce Da 5’9″ and Young Guru, who was also managed by Hovain, mourning his sudden death on social media.

Hit-Boy revealed that Hovain had recently contacted him about working with Lloyd Banks in the future. “Hovain had just hit me up about doing some music with lloyd banks,” he wrote on Twitter. “God bless his family.”

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Hovain got his start in the entertainment industry by shadowing late boxing promoter Butch Lewis, before teaming up with Randall “Sickamore” Medford as part of the Famous Firm and managing Tommy Hilfiger’s son, Rich Hil.

He went on to establish Hovain Hylton Management, working with the likes of Busta Rhymes, Wale, Troy Ave, Dave East, Rob Markman, Young Guru, Karen Civil and more.