Following the horrific events that immediately followed the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last night, the biggest names in the hip-hop community are reaching out via social media to express their condolences and extend their thoughts and prayers to the victims, their families and anyone else who was affected during this act of terrorism.

Drake posted a photo calling for peace on his Instagram page.

Nicki Minaj echoed those sentiments of shock and heartbreak on Twitter.

Wale, Anderson Paak and Questlove were also amongst the many who took to social media to express their feelings of sadness following the attack.

The reaction was widespread, with other celebrities making poignant remarks about the attack.