Lee "Q" O'Denat was an influential figure in online media. WorldStarHipHop, the website he created in 2005, has grown into a hugely popular platform, and its video-based presentation has shifted the way media is consumed.

Q died suddenly on Monday in San Diego at the age of 43. In the time since his death was reported, many friends in the world of hip-hop have shared their condolences online. Many have gone back to some of the media moguls' quotes, finding inspiration in words shared on his Instagram.

Watch the video below to revisit 5 inspirational quotes from Q. RIP.