Beloved singer Tina Turner, recognized for her seductive voice and numerous hit, has passed away. She was 83. Turner’s official Facebook page confirmed the tragic and shocking news, however the cause of death has not yet been disclosed. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” read the statement. “With […]
Jim Brown, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, who went on to become an actor and a leading civil rights activist in the 1960s, has passed away. He was 87. Brown’s wife, Monique, took to Instagram to share the devastating news. “To the world, he was an activist, actor, and football star,” […]
Legendary entertainer Harry Belafonte has passed away, according to his spokesperson. He was 96. Longtime spokeswoman Ken Sunshine told NBC News that Belafonte passed away in New York City from congestive heart failure. He was a barrier-breaking civil rights activist, charismatic singer and actor, who gained notoriety in the 1950s. More than six decades have […]
Willis Reed, a center in the Hall of Fame who helped the New York Knicks win two championships, has passed away at the age of 80.
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of the legend #BobbyCaldwell. The soulful singer and songwriter was 71.
Photo by: David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Long Live, Nipsey Hussle! Four long years after the murder of the beloved rap star, 33-year-old Eric Holder Jr., who murdered the rapper was found guilty and received a prison sentence of 60 years to life on February 22. Holder was accused of approaching Hussle, born Ermias […]
Photo by: Marcus Ingram/Getty Images We are devastated to report the sudden death of Brandon Smiley, the eldest child of the Urban One family member Rickey Smiley. He was 32 years old. “I lost my oldest son #BrandonSmiley this morning. “I’m okay, but please pray for my son’s mother Brenda, his siblings and his daughter […]
Photo by: Paul Archuleta/Getty Images Anita Pointer, the musician best known for being a part of family group The Pointer Sisters, passed away on December 31st at the age of 74. The late singer lost her battle with cancer that was “somewhat lengthy and heroic,” her representative shared with TMZ. “While we are deeply saddened […]
Photo by: Chris McKay/Getty Images for Live Nation Rapper Gangsta Boo, a former member of the hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia, has passed away. She was 43. The Memphis native, born Lola Mitchell, was found dead on Sunday in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. It is unknown at this time what caused the death. “The […]
Photo by: Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage Stephen “tWitch” Boss, longtime DJ and co-host on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, has died. He was 40. According to officials, Boss died by suicide. His wife Allison Holker Boss announced his passing in an official statement provided to PEOPLE. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share […]
Photo by: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images Coolio, a rapper who dominated the music scene in the 1990s with singles like “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” has passed away, according to his manager and friend Jarez Posey. He was 59. Posey reported that Coolio passed away in the afternoon on Wednesday, September 28th. The details of the […]
The 1990s R&B crooner has reportedly passed away in his Los Angeles home, at the age of 51, according to his family.