New York — The death of award-winning singer-songwriter Teena Marie hit the Twitterverse hard Sunday night.
The first tweet about the singer’s death hit the popular microblogging site around 8:30 p.m.
In an hour’s time, Marie’s name was the top trending topic, with condolences being tweeted from around the world.
“I can’t believe Teena Marie died. I’m super sad,” tweeted user HopeVann.