Music Stars Remember Muhammad Ali on Social Media

Muhammad Ali
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Muhammad Ali speaks during the Michael J. Fox Foundation's 2010 Benefit "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's" at The Waldorf Astoria on Nov. 13, 2010 in New York City. 

Prophets of Rage, the super group featuring Public Enemy's Chuck D, Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and Brad Wilk and Cypress Hill's B Real, had just finished its first song at the Palladium in Hollywood on Friday night (June 3) when news broke that legendary boxer Muhammad Ali had died

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Chuck D, who had narrated the ESPN documentary Ali Rap in 2006, which explored, among other things, the boxer's colorful manner of speaking, promptly called to the crowd. "We raise a fist and pray for Muhammad Ali," said the rapper from the stage, to which the audience obliged with knuckles in the air.

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Across social media, musicians, celebrities and cultural ambassadors also paid homage to the man known worldwide as "the greatest." See reactions to Ali's death below:  

 

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