Bobby Womack Dies: Music Tributes To Soul Legend

28 June 2014, 08:49

Bobby Womack

Rick Ross, Kano and other music stars pay tribute to the late soul singer.

Bobby Womack, the soul singer who worked with some of the world's biggest musicians, has died. He was 70.

Womack wrote The Rolling Stones' first UK number-one hit 'It's All Over Now', and enjoyed huge acclaim for his song 'Across 110th Street'. He also worked with artists including Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Dusty Springfield.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 and more recently featured on Gorillaz' hit 'Stylo'. 

At the time of his death he was working on a new album tentatively entitled 'The Best Is Yet To Come' with artists including Snoop Dogg.

His death was confirmed by record label XL.

This is how the music world has reacted:


De La Soul:

Rick Ross:

MC Hammer:

Juicy J:

Cee-Lo Green:

Big Boi:

Chuck D: