After the 22-year-old rapper was tragically shot and killed on Dec. 28, many members of the rap community rushed to Twitter to express their shock and sadness, and to send their prayers to Doe’s family.
At 22 years old, Doe B was taken far too soon. After news broke that the Hustle Gang rapper had been shot and killed in Montgomery, Ala. on Dec. 28, rappers like Drake, T.I., Meek Mill, and many more flocked to Twitter to send out prayers and really just mourn.
Doe B Shot & Killed: Rappers React On Twitter
T.I., who had signed Doe to his group, Hustle Gang, in the summer of 2013, was the first person to break the sad news. On Instagram and Twitter he wrote:
RIP to my lil brother Doe B. We gon miss u my nigga. U’ll never be forgotten & U WILL NOT DIE IN VAIN. We Love U champ. Always.
— T.I. (@Tip) December 28, 2013
A rep for Doe B then tweeted from his account to confirm the sad news, and his manager DJ Frank White followed suit, also railing against gun violence:
On behalf of doe b’s management i would like to thank all of his fans and say Rest in Peace my brother Glenn thomas aka @CBMDOEB
— DOE B. (@CBMDOEB) December 28, 2013
I will do everything i can to see the rose never open. How many people gotta be fuckin killed. ??? Yall let guns in the club??
— DJ FRANK WHITE (@DJFRANKWHITE) December 28, 2013
And soon after, rappers from around the country began to grieve on Twitter:
RIP Doe B
— Drizzy (@Drake) December 28, 2013
R.I.P. Doe B , so sad , my prayers go out to his family & friends
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) December 28, 2013
RIP DOE B.
— Mike WiLL Made It (@MikeWiLLMadeIt) December 28, 2013
RIP Doe B …. #NeverForgotten
— B.o.B (@bobatl) December 28, 2013
— Young Dro #HighTymes (@dropolo) December 28, 2013
R I P Doe B …. I hate seeing shit like dis! http://t.co/CXWQcUCgz1
— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) December 28, 2013
Smh wtf! RIP Doe B
— Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em (@souljaboy) December 28, 2013
Damn. RIP Doe B. this rap shits crazy right now. Condolences to his family.
— Machine Gun Kelly (@machinegunkelly) December 28, 2013
On behalf of doe b’s management i would like to thank all of his fans and say Rest in Peace my brother Glenn Thomas aka @CBMDOEB
— TraeThaTruth (@TRAEABN) December 28, 2013
Dam.. R.I.P Doe B #Prayers
— Yo Gotti (@YoGottiKOM) December 28, 2013
R.I.P DOE B … TOO MUCH HATE ON THESE STREETS in BAMA
— Rich BOY (@_Richboy) December 28, 2013
Sad to say R I P to such a young talented artist Doe B..he will truly be missed. Say a pray for his… http://t.co/m2T6h4ngKF
— Tameka Harris (@TinyMajorMama) December 28, 2013
It really is such a tragedy. Doe’s career was just beginning to take off — he was taken far too early. The rappers above have put it better than we ever could, but our thoughts and prayers also go out to Doe B’s friends and family during this difficult time.
— Andrew Gruttadaro