Music legend David Bowie has passed away. For 18-months, Bowie had been battling cancer in secret, and had just released his last album on January 8th, which was his 69th birthday. Tributes for the music legend, who defied the norm with his unique visual and sound artistry, as well as his one-of-a-kind style, started rolling in early this morning.

The singer was surrounded by his family, and his son tweeted this: