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Twelve years ago today the world was rocked by the death of Brooklyn born singer Aaliyah Dana Haughton, better known to her millions of fans…

It is with heavy hearts that we report that Rich Nichols, manager and friend of The Roots, has died after battling Leukemia. A brilliant musician…

Chinese billionaire and film producer Run-Run Shaw had a gang of credits under his name. The philanthropist who donated billions to colleges, the investor that…

Following the sad news that South African leader Nelson Mandela had died, the world reacted with words of mourning and remembrance for his life and…

After months of speculation and reports of diminished health, iconic South African leader Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. “Our nation has lost its…

Following the untimely death of actor Paul Walker in a car accident, his “Fast & Furious”  movie franchise stars have released heartfelt reactions. Chris “Ludacris”…

  Sad news is breaking via Twitter in Hip Hop today as word is spreading about the death of former No Limit artist Mr. Magic…

Actor Lou Myers , known to many television fans as Mr. Vernon Gaines on the hit 80s show “A Different World,” has passed away at the age…

Bronx, NY rap veteran Tim Dog has died at age 46. According to several reports the “F*ck Compton” rapper suffered a diabetes related seizure. The…

The world of music has lost another giant. Jazz pianist Alex Bugnon has confirmed that his uncle Donald Byrd died on Monday at the age…

Soul singer Fontella Bass, best known for her 1965 hit “Rescue Me,” has died. She was 72. According to the Uptown Magazine, the St. Louis-born songstress passed away on December 26th due to complications from a heart attack she suffered three weeks ago. Her daughter, Neuka Mitchell, says Bass had also suffered a series of […]

Chuck Brown, the legendary “Godfather of Go-Go,” has died, according to the Washington Post. It was reported that he was in the hospital with pneumonia…