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DJ Khaled, T.I., 2 Chainz & More Pay Tribute to Late WorldStarHipHop Founder Lee 'Q' O'Denat

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Worldstar Hip Hop CEO Lee 'Q' O'Denat arrives at the pre-fight party for 'The Moment: Mayweather vs Maidana' at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas.

On Monday night (Jan. 23), WorldStarHipHop founder, Lee "Q" O'Denat passed away at the age of 43. After news circulated regarding his death, several prominent hip-hop figures expressed their condolences for the late site creator. 

"You are amazing … you are a inspiration to all of us. Thank you for always supporting me from day 1 on everything I have been apart [sic] of .. every time I see you I made sure I thanked you ! My prayers go out to you and your family," wrote DJ Khaled on Instagram. 

T.I. also sent out his condolences to Q's family on Instagram. "God bless ya family & friends. You was a real solid,stand-up dude. We can't thank you enough for all you've done for all of US!!! You were always pleasant & positive through all the madness. You built a brand that changed the course of culture. Your legacy will live on. On behalf of The Harris Family, BankRoll Mafia & The Hustle Gang, We offer our truest & deepest condolences. With Love & Respect. Rest Easy King." 

Alongside a photo of 2 Chainz and Q, the rapper wrote, "This picture was taken 1 week ago God bless you and your family REST IN PEACE." 

Launched in 2005, WorldStarHipHop provided upcoming artists the opportunity to showcase their talents through music videos, mixtapes, and singles. The site was also a hotbed for eye-popping viral material. 

Take a look at more posts from some of hip-hop's finest remembering Q below. 

 

This picture was taken 1 week ago God bless you and your family @qworldstar REST IN PEACE

A photo posted by 2 Chainz Aka Tity Boi (@hairweavekiller) on

 

What u Build Will Live ForEver... Rest Well @qworldstar ------✔️

A photo posted by thejuelzsantana (@thejuelzsantana) on