Musicians are reacting to the information that rock and soul legend Tina Turner has died. A notice shared on Beyoncé’s website mentioned: “My beloved queen. I really like you endlessly. I’m so grateful in your inspiration, and all of the methods you’ve got paved the best way. You might be power and resilience. You’re the epitome of energy and keenness. We’re all so lucky to have witnessed your kindness and exquisite spirit that can without end stay. Thanks for all you’ve got finished.”
Angela Bassett, who performed Turner within the 1993 biopic What’s Love Received to Do with It, instructed The Hollywood Reporter: “How do we are saying farewell to a girl who owned her ache and trauma and used it as a way to assist change the world?” On Instagram, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O wrote: “It’s so laborious to say goodbye ????would’ve most well-liked you sticking round without end Tina ????you, my very first introduction to a rock Goddess, the sheer energy of your irrepressible spirit seared in without end. Thanks and relaxation simple.”
Others paying tribute to Turner embrace the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, who said, “I’m so saddened by the passing of my fantastic good friend Tina Turner. She was actually an enormously gifted performer and singer. She was inspiring, heat, humorous and beneficiant. She helped me a lot after I was younger and I’ll always remember her.”
Brian Wilson, Mariah Carey, the Roots’ Questlove, Janelle Monae Margo Price, Bethany Cosentino, Ciara, Sheila E., Bette Midler, Garbage, Grandmaster Flash, Michael Warburton, Blondie’s Debbie Harry, Bryan Adams, Kid Cudi, the Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, Metropolis Ladies’ JT, Diane Warren, Paloma Faith, Kim Gordon, and the Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood have additionally paid their respects to the late Turner.
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