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Obituaries

WWE star Shad Gaspard found dead days after swimming at Venice Beach

By A.R. Shaw / May 20, 2020

Iconic soul singer Betty Wright dead at 66

By Terry Shropshire / May 10, 2020

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard dies at 87

By rolling / May 9, 2020

Andre Harrell, the architect of Uptown Records, dead at 59

By A.R. Shaw / May 9, 2020

Celebrities mourn rapper Chynna Rogers who passed away suddenly at 25

By Terry Shropshire / April 9, 2020

Health care expert and substance abuse advocate Dr. Calvin Trent Jr. passed away

By Porsha Monique / April 8, 2020

‘Black Enterprise’ founder Earl Graves Sr. dies at 85

By Terry Shropshire / April 7, 2020

Bill Withers, soul singer who released ‘Lovely Day,’ passes away at 81

By A.R. Shaw / April 3, 2020

Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis dies at 85

By rolling / April 2, 2020

Joseph Lowery, dean of the civil rights movement, dies at 98

By A.R. Shaw / March 28, 2020

Daughter of rap legend Eric B. has died

By Terry Shropshire / March 17, 2020

Katherine Johnson, NASA genius who inspired ‘Hidden Figures,’ dies at 101

By Terry Shropshire / February 24, 2020

Lifestyle maven B. Smith has died

By Eddy "Precise" Lamarre / February 23, 2020

‘Good Times’ star Ja’Net DuBois dies, remembered by Janet Jackson and others

By Terry Shropshire / February 19, 2020

New Orleans mourns the untimely passing of rap legend 5th Ward Weebie

By A.R. Shaw / January 10, 2020

Social media reacts to reports of Juice WRLD passing at age 21

By A.R. Shaw / December 8, 2019

Chicago mourns respected pastor and civil rights leader Clay Evans

By Eddy "Precise" Lamarre / November 29, 2019

Snoop Dogg and others mourn rapper Bad Azz of Tha Dogg Pound

By Terry Shropshire / November 12, 2019

Bernard Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, passes away at 60

By A.R. Shaw / November 10, 2019

‘Friday’ star John Witherspoon dead at 77; celebrities salute him

By Terry Shropshire / October 30, 2019