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Obituaries

Beloved pastor, Melvin E. Banks, dies at 86

By Rolling Out / February 25, 2021

Eminem and Questlove pay tribute to the late Prince Markie Dee of The Fat Boys

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / February 19, 2021

Jeezy mourns the loss of his mother

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / February 18, 2021

Ex-NFL star Vincent Jackson dead at 38

By Terry Shropshire / February 15, 2021

Pioneering pastor, Frederick K.C. Price, dies from COVID-19 at 89

By Terry Shropshire / February 14, 2021

Mary Wilson, co-founder of The Supremes, has died at 76

By Terry Shropshire / February 9, 2021

Former boxing champ Leon Spinks dies after lengthy cancer battle

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / February 7, 2021

James Brown’s longtime ‘cape man’ Danny Ray dies at 85

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / February 3, 2021

Double K of People Under the Stairs rap group dead at 43

By Terry Shropshire / January 31, 2021

John Chaney, Hall of Fame college basketball coach, dead at 89

By N. Ali Early / January 29, 2021

Cicely Tyson takes her final bow; legendary actress dies at 96

By N. Ali Early / January 28, 2021

Hank Aaron, baseball legend and longtime home run king, dies at 86 

By Terry Shropshire / January 22, 2021

Memphis rapper Baby CEO reportedly dead at 20

By N. Ali Early / January 20, 2021

Gospel singer Duranice Pace, of The Anointed Pace Sisters, dies

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / January 16, 2021

Duke Bootee, co-creator of the hip-hop classic ‘The Message,’ dies

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / January 16, 2021

‘ER’ actor and rapper Dearon ‘Deezer D’ Thompson dies at 55

By rolling / January 8, 2021

Beloved bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey is dead at 59

By Terry Shropshire / January 5, 2021

Rap legend and hip-hop’s enigma MF DOOM has died

By Eddy "Precise" Lamarre / December 31, 2020
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Breakdancing pioneer Adolfo ‘Shabba-Doo’ Quiñones dies at 65

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / December 30, 2020

Principal Joe Clark, portrayed in classic film ‘Lean on Me,’ dies at 82

By Terry Shropshire / December 30, 2020