Celebrities React To The Death Of Blues Icon B.B. King
Eric Clapton, Slash, Queen Latifah and more remember the King of Blues
By Renaud Jean-Baptiste Jr.
May 15, 2015 / 11:55 AM
As the world comes to gripes with the massive loss of iconic bluesman B.B. King, celebrities from all facets of the entertainment world are paying homage to the man, who along with his trusty guitar "Lucille" changed music forever.
Eric Clapton shared memories of his dear friend and musical inspiraton with a Facebook post, referring to King as "a beacon for all of us who love this kind of music." From rockers to hip-hoppers, actors to singers — all paid respect to a music God who left an indelible mark on the millions of souls. The thrill is truly gone.