Tag: RIP

Master Rocker: 10 Best Bernard Wright Samples In Music

Many music lovers are currently mourning the loss of ’80s funk and jazz keyboardist Bernard Wright. However, there’s also an equal amount of people out there who may be just discovering his musical brilliance today. For the fans and new listeners alike out there, we put… Continue Reading “Master Rocker: 10 Best Bernard Wright Samples In Music”

Bob Lanier, NBA’s Left-Handed Legend Of The 70s, Dies At 73

Longtime basketball fans suffered a sad loss yesterday following news confirming the death of NBA Hall Of Famer Bob Lanier at the age of 73. pic.twitter.com/fz8D3aPXxt — NBA (@NBA) May 11, 2022 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. The NBA released… Continue Reading “Bob Lanier, NBA’s Left-Handed Legend Of The 70s, Dies At 73”

Andrew Woolfolk, Saxophonist For Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies At 71

Losing anyone in the Black community hits us on a personal level, but it’s especially hurtful saying goodbye to one of our musical icons. Legendary saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk, known primarily for his work with Earth, Wind & Fire from the 1970s to 1990s, sadly… Continue Reading “Andrew Woolfolk, Saxophonist For Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies At 71”

DJ Kay Slay’s 10 Best Collaborative Mixtapes To Remember Him By

DJ Kay Slay, a New York City icon both for his renowned graffiti career and second act as an early 2000s Billboard hitmaker, died this past Sunday (April 17) following a four-month battle with COVID-19. Born Keith Grayson but also known as The Drama… Continue Reading “DJ Kay Slay’s 10 Best Collaborative Mixtapes To Remember Him By”

Towanda Braxton Writes IG Tribute To Late Sister Traci: “My Heart Is Broken”

The beloved Braxton family suffered a tragic loss recently with the death of Traci Braxton this past Saturday (March 12) following her battle with cancer. Many across the world, particularly fans of the hit WE tv series Braxton Family Values, have shown their love… Continue Reading “Towanda Braxton Writes IG Tribute To Late Sister Traci: “My Heart Is Broken””

Kelis Loses Husband Mike Mora To Stage 4 Stomach Cancer

Life isn’t promise to any of us — if anything, death is the most definite fate for every living thing on Earth. Although most of us have accepted that morbid reality, it still hurts immensely whenever we’re faced with the tragic loss of a… Continue Reading “Kelis Loses Husband Mike Mora To Stage 4 Stomach Cancer”

Miss Alabama Zoe Sozo Bethel Cause Of Death Revealed, Ruled Accidental

Yesterday’s shocking death announcement of Miss Alabama for America Strong Zoe Sozo Bethel caused a sadness amongst those who knew and loved the former beauty queen. Now, it’s officially been reported that Bethel died due to blunt force trauma on February 18 while in… Continue Reading “Miss Alabama Zoe Sozo Bethel Cause Of Death Revealed, Ruled Accidental”

Tyrese’s Mom Succumbs To Battle With COVID-19 & Pneumonia

After last week’s previous report on the induced coma of Tyrese’s mom following her battle with pneumonia and COVID-19 simultaneously, it now appears that she unfortunately has passed away. View this post on Instagram A post shared by TYRESE (@tyrese) //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js   LIKE US… Continue Reading “Tyrese’s Mom Succumbs To Battle With COVID-19 & Pneumonia”

Deon Lendore, Former Olympic Track Star and Texas A&M Coach, Dies In Car Accident

The track and field community suffered a tragic loss recently with the death of Deon Lendore, a three-time Olympian from Trinidad and Tobago that died this week as a victim of a three-vehicle car crash in Texas. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE… Continue Reading “Deon Lendore, Former Olympic Track Star and Texas A&M Coach, Dies In Car Accident”

Ronnie Spector, Lead Singer Of The Ronettes, Dies At 78

It’s been less than two weeks since 2022 began and we’ve already had to say goodbye to more entertainers than we’d like to believe, including iconic P-Funk member Calvin Simon, heavily-sampled jazz legend James Mtume, and historic Hollywood leading man Sidney Poitier amongst others.… Continue Reading “Ronnie Spector, Lead Singer Of The Ronettes, Dies At 78”