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Hip Hop Reacts To Death Of “Tony Soprano” Actor James Gandolfini

Posted By on June 19, 2013

James Gandolfini, best known for his role as “Tony Soprano” on The Sopranos, has passed away today at the young age of 51. Accoridng to TMZ, Gandolfini had a heart attack while in Italy:

The celebrity tributes have begun … we just spoke with Joseph R. Gannascoli — aka Vito on “The Sopranos” — who tells us. “James is one guy who never turned his back on me. He was the most humble and gifted actor and person I have ever worked with.” He adds, “He was a great man and I will forever be indebted to him.” James Gandolfini — who famously played Tony Soprano on “The Sopranos” — died earlier today in Italy … TMZ has learned. Gandolfini is believed to have suffered a heart attack. He was 51. Gandolfini was in Italy to attend the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily — and he was scheduled to participate in a festival event this weekend with Italian director Gabriele Muccino” (TMZ)


The sudden death of the actor shocked the Hip Hop community: