News of the tragic death of Shawty Lo hit the hip-hop community Wednesday morning, and many took some time to express their fond memories of the Georgia rapper. Lo was killed in a car accident early Wednesday morning in Atlanta after losing control of his vehicle. He was 40 years old, and left behind eleven children. He was best known for his group D4L and their hit "Laffy Taffy," as well as his album Units in the City.

You can read messages of love and remembrance from many major figures in hip-hop below.