“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief,” read a statement posted on the artist’s official social media accounts.
Following his 18-month battle with cancer, the legendary music icon has passed away. The heartbreaking news flooding social media feeds has fans and the music world in tears. David Bowie known for his Eclectic style in fashion and music got his breakthrough in 1972 with The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, an album that fostered the notion of rock star as space alien.
The South Londoner who had more personas than Madonna (who is believed to be inspired by Bowie) was adored by many including various artist from the entertainment industry which have took to Instagram and Twitter to express their heartfelt condolences;