Greatness honors greatness.

In an Instagram post from earlier today, rapper Common paid tribute to the late Dr. Maya Angelou, a poet and civil rights activist. She passed away in 2014.

Common captioned the photo with, "Three years ago we lost this beautiful human but heaven added an angel. #drmayaangelo." Common featured the famous lady on his track "The Dreamer" back in 2011 and has also said that Angelou was like "[...] a mother to me in many ways, through artistry, through just love and her spirit." The two reportedly remained close until her death. It was a poignant tribute to an amazing person.

You can check out the full Instagram post below.