- The world was shocked to hear the news of the death of basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna
- The duo had been part of the nine passengers who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26, 2020
- A number of celebrities have taken to social media to react to the terrible news including Grammy nominated Nigerian singer, Burna Boy
- Burna Boy said that if he had not done music, he would have played basketball because of Kobe Bryant
Everybody knows that death is inevitable, however, that does not stop it from being any less shocking when a life is lost, especially when the person happens to be someone who has made a great mark in his field and also impacted so many lives.
A dark cloud was thrown over the hearts of many people after it was learnt that legendary basketball player, Kobe Bryant, has passed on at the age of 41.
The circumstances surrounding his death was also a very tragic one seeing as he died in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter, the pilot and six other passengers on the chopper.
A number of people have been moved to remember the legend’s life on social media after his with many of them penning down touching words on how much he impacted their lives.
Nigerian celebrities are also not left out as they were filled with dismay over the tragic death. Grammy nominated singer, Burna Boy, is also one of the celebs who celebrated Kobe Bryant.
In a touching note shared on his Instagram page, Burna Boy explained how much of an impact Kobe had on his life. He said that if he had not done music, he would have been a basket baller, all because of Kobe.
His caption reads: “There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who/what we spend it on” -
I always say, if I wasn’t doing music I would have played basketball, and it’s all because of Kobe! We’ve lost a legend and our hearts are breaking! Sending prayers up for his wife and kids #ripkobeandgianna”
See his post below:
There is no doubt that Kobe's death and those of the other victims of the crash touched many people. RIP to the dead.
In other news, Legit.ng reported that Nigerian comedian, Bovi, also seemed to have been terribly hurt by the news of Kobe Bryant's death as he noted that the deceased sportsman had an influence on his life during his formative years.
Bovi took to his official page on the photo-sharing app, Instagram, with a photo of Bryant accompanied with a short caption.
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