Following the horrific events that immediately followed the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last night, the biggest names in the hip-hop community are reaching out via social media to express their condolences and extend their thoughts and prayers to the victims, their families and anyone else who was affected during this act of terrorism.
Drake posted a photo calling for peace on his Instagram page.
Nicki Minaj echoed those sentiments of shock and heartbreak on Twitter.
My heart hurts for my sister, Ariana & every family affected by this tragic event in the U.K. Innocent lives lost. I'm so sorry to hear this— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) May 23, 2017
God be with y'all 🙏🏾 this shit is heartbreaking https://t.co/YvdYDbuOY2— Wale (@Wale) May 23, 2017
The reaction was widespread, with other celebrities making poignant remarks about the attack.
We opened our show talking about Manchester. Our thoughts are with everyone affected. https://t.co/yrgu03JTK8— James Corden (@JKCorden) May 23, 2017
God bless everyone who was at Ariana's concert! My prayers are with you all and poor sweet Ariana! This is heartbreaking 💔— Khloé (@khloekardashian) May 23, 2017
Sending love to the U.K., @ArianaGrande and all of her supporters who were caught up in this awful attack. Heartbreaking.— John Legend (@johnlegend) May 23, 2017