Musician Don Newkirk passes away, fans get emotional

Don Newkirk of De La Soul and 3rd Bass fame dies at 56

Musician Don Newkirk was an artist, musician, composer and record producer

Don Newkirk was known for his infamous voice-overs on albums such as De La Soul's 3 Feet High

Don Newkirk who appeared on several hip hop including the remix of "Say No Go" by De La Soul

Don Newkirk passed away at the age of 56. It is a great loss for the music industry

Rahiem of The Furious Five shared the sad news of Don Newkirk's death on the Facebook

Don Newkirk was one of the first R&B artists signed to Def Jam Records

As news of Don Newkirk's death spreads, fans of the artist can't stop paying tribute to the artist