Tag Archives: R.I.P.

#KeyshiaCole’s mother, #FrankieLons DEAD at 61 from an OVERDOSE on her birthday! [details]

VERY sad news to report…

Frankie Lons, the biological mother to R&B singer, Keyshia Cole has passed away at the age of 61!

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Rapper #BizMarkie has passed away at 57! [Details]

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 29: Music artist Biz Markie performs at EW & CNN The Eighties Trivia Event at The Django at the Roxy Hotel on March 29, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Entertainment W)

Sad news to report…

Another hip hop legend has passed away too soon…

Biz Markie, the “Clown Prince of Hip-Hop” best known for his 1989 global smash “Just a Friend,” has died, according to his representative, Jenni Izumi. His cause of death has not yet been disclosed, but Izumi said the rapper, singer, DJ, producer, actor, comedian, and writer “peacefully passed away” Friday evening with his wife, Tara Hall, by his side. Markie had been hospitalized in April last year due to complications from Type 2 diabetes, and as of last December he was reportedly living in a Maryland rehabilitation facility after suffering a diabetic coma and stroke. He was 57 years old.

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#CharlieRobinson of #NightCourt fame, DEAD at 75! [details]

SAD NEWS to report… Charlie Robinson, BEST KNOWN as ‘Mac Robinson’ of ‘Night Court’ fame has passed away at the age of 75!

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#GavinMacLeod of ‘Love Boat’ and ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ fame dead at 90![details]

THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW, from left: Ed Asner, Gavin MacLeod, 1970-77.

Sad news to REPORT! Our FAVE CRUISE SHIP CAPTAIN ‘Captain Stubing’ portrayer, Gavin Macleod has passed away!

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Comedy legend, social critic & actor #PaulMooney has passed away a 79! [details]

Comedy legend, Paul Mooney has passed away at the age of 79!

The star – who is best known for his work opposite Gary Busey in The Buddy Holly Story – died from a heart attack at his home in Oakland, California

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#ShockG of #DigitalUnderground has passed away at 57! [details]

MORE SAD NEWS to report! Shock G of the ICONIC group, Digital Underground has passed away at the age of 57!!

Digital Underground co-founder Chopmaster J revealed that his crew member and fellow co-founder Shock G has passed away.

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Tributes pour in for fallen rapper #BlackRob! [details]

blACKROB-rip-theGamuttWe have lost another GREAT hip hop heavy hitter! Former BadBoy ENT. rapper has passed away at the young age of 51 and the TRIBUTES are POURING in from all around the INDUSTRY!

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Former Badboy Ent. Rapper #BlackRob DEAD at 51!

Sad news to report…Black Rob has passed away…

The 51-year-old rapper has reportedly passed away after a video surfaced last week of him in a hospital bed, after it was revealed he was homeless and suffering from various health issues!

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#DMX fans FLOCK on the scene as his BODY leaves the Hospital! [vid]

dmx-body-thegamuttDMX’s FANS are riding for him hard! A large group of fans outside of his White Plains hospital flock around the hearse as his body is transported to the funeral home! Continue reading #DMX fans FLOCK on the scene as his BODY leaves the Hospital! [vid]

VIBES from the VAULT: #DMX ‘Slippin’ [vid]

DMX and his LEGACY will live on FOREVER…..

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Boxing legend, former undisputed champ ‘Marvelous’ #MarvinHagler, dead at 66! [Details]

Sad news to report…

Marvelous Marvin Hagler, the boxing legend who was the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987 and recorded 52 knockouts during his career, has died, his wife announced Saturday. He was 66.

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#RIPBIGGIE! Remembering the LIFE & LEGACY of #TheNotoriousBIG 24 Years Later! [vids]

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24 years ago TODAY we lost the G.O.A.T.–The Notorious B.I.G., Christopher Wallace.  Gone in body, his SPIRIT and LEGACY still lives on today and he will indelibly be part of POP CULTURE history forever!

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