Following the tragic death of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman at age 43 from colon cancer, tributes have been pouring in from fellow actors, musicians, politicians, and more, including Questlove, El-P, Drake, Chance the Rapper, Ice Cube, John Legend, Big Sean, SZA, The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, 2 Chainz, 21 Savage, Metro Boomin, Swizz Beatz, The Game, Lupe Fiasco, Cormega, Khalid, Flea, Tom Morello, Anti-Flag's Chris #2, Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace, Jeff Rosenstock, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris (who Chadwick endorsed in his final tweet), Bernie Sanders, Jordan Peele, Denzel Washington, Sterling K. Brown, Ava DuVernay, Bette Midler, Mark Ruffalo, Oprah Winfrey, Viola Davis, The Rock, Chris Pratt, Don Cheadle, Gal Gadot, LA Dodgers, the MLB, the NBA, Blue Note Jazz Club, and several others.

"Words will never describe the feeling in the air the week #BlackPanther premiere," Questlove wrote in part. "To watch people transformed beaming with pride & purpose. I seen firsthand the effect of this movie & how a film of this caliber could change people. I couldn’t stop bugging him about it."

Denzel Washington said to The Hollywood Reporter, "He was a gentle soul and a brilliant artist who will stay with us for eternity through his iconic performances over his short yet illustrious career. God bless Chadwick Boseman."

See Questlove's full post and the other tributes below...


A smile that lit up a room. Honored to have had you as a guest @chadwickboseman. You will continue to inspire. May you rest in power. 💙 @ Blue Note New York

Posted by Blue Note New York on Saturday, August 29, 2020

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