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Hip-Hop Reacts To James Gandolfini’s Death

The actor James Gandolfini has died, aged 51. Gandolfini was best known for his role as Tony Soprano in the HBO series, “The Sopranos”, although he also had a successful theatre, film and documentary career. The cause of the actor’s untimely passing is said to have been a heart attack.

The actor James Gandolfini has died, aged 51.

Gandolfini was best known for his role as Tony Soprano in the HBO series, “The Sopranos”, although he also had a successful theatre, film and documentary career.

The cause of the actor’s untimely passing is said to have been a heart attack.

Gandolfini was attending the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily when he died. He was scheduled to take part in a festival event with Italian director Gabriele Muccino this weekend.

Already, tributes from the world of Hip-Hop are being made.

Hot 97 radio host, Peter Rosenberg took to Twitter to share his feelings.

“Wow RIP James Gandolfini … What an actor…damn so young,” he wrote.

DJ Statik Selektah revealed that Gandolfini was one of his favourite actors.

“Wow Rest In Peace James Gandolfini … one of my favorite actors of all time…. I’m secretely wannabe-Tony Soprano of the rap game,” he wrote.


Fat Joe posted a picture of himself with Gandolfini on his Facebook page and added a comment.

“R.I.P to James Gandolfini Sad Day 2day He Will Be Missed My Prayers Go Out To His Family God Bless Them,” it read.