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True Blood Actor Nelsan Ellis Died at 39

Nelsan Ellis, the actor who portrayed Lafayette on all seven seasons of the HBO horror-drama series True Blood, has died at the age of 39. "Nelsan has passed away after complications with heart failure," the... Read More...
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Charlie Murphy Died from Leukemia

Comedian Charlie Murphy, the brother of Eddie Murphy, has passed away at the age of 57 after a long battle with leukemia.  According to Murphy’s manager, he died in a New York City hospital. Murphy was born i... Read More...
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Tommy LiPuma Dies at 80

Tommy LiPuma, the five-time Grammy-winning record producer and veteran label executive, died Monday (March 13) in New York City after a brief illness. He was 80. LiPuma served in key positions at almost ever... Read More...
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Leon Ware RIP

Leon Ware, the renowned songwriter, producer and singer who penned hits for artists like Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones, died Thursday. His manager confirmed the singer's death to NPR. He was 77.... Read More...
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Herb Kent RIP

Herb"The Kool Gent" Kent has made his transition at the age of 88. Herb did his weekend show on V103 Chicago. He always said he wanted to go doing his show. Herb influenced a generation of radio professio... Read More...
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Iconic Songwriter Michael Masser Dies

Michael Masser, composer and producer, has made his transition at the age of 74. A stockbroker before he turned to music, Mr. Masser first found success as a songwriter with “Touch Me in the Morning,” which ... Read More...
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Tom Joyner’s Brother Albert Dies

Albert Joyner, one of the nation’s most successful owners of McDonald’s franchises and philanthropist, passed away in Jackson, Mississippi on Wednesday June 3, 2015. He was 69. Joyner was a fervent family man ... Read More...
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Actor/Comedian Reynaldo Rey Passes

Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as "Friday" and "White Men Can't Jump," has died. He was 75. Rey's manager Vanzil Burke says he died Thursday at a Los Angeles hospital from compli... Read More...
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Johnny Kemp dies… conflicting reports…

Bahamian music legend Johnny Kemp has died. There are conflicting reports. First it was reported that he allegedly fell and hit his head in the bathroom while on Tom Joyner's “Fantastic Voyage” cruise.  Tom's c... Read More...