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The late Cicely Tyson‘s body will have a public viewing later this month, her family has announced. The “How to Get Away with Murder” actress died at the age of 96 on Jan. 28, 2021, and how her family has revealed fans in New York City will be able to pay their respects on Feb.…

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John “Ecstasy” Fletcher, a member of  the seminal rap group Whodini, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. The cause of death has yet to be revealed, Billboard reports. He was 56. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Ecstasy formed the hip-hop trio Whodini in 1982 alongside lyricist Jalil Hutchins and DJ Crew Carter. They were reportedly…

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Little Richard has died at 87. The “Tutti Frutti” hitmaker — who is widely regarded as the pioneer of rock ’n’ roll — has passed away, his son Danny Jones Penniman has confirmed. According to Rolling Stone, it is not known what the cause of his death may be. Little Richard — whose real name…

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Founding member and one third of the classic rap group, the Sugarhill Gang, died today at 2 a.m. Born Henry Jackson, Hank had been suffering from cancer for the past year. Sugarhill Gang released the first rap hit with the 1979 classic, “Rapper’s Delight.” Best known for his line “the Grand Master with three MCs…

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