Tag: celebrity deaths

A Purple Celebration Honoring the Life and Legacy of Prince is Coming Soon to Paisley Park

General atmosphere of Prince’s Paisley Park Museum during a media preview tour on November 2, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Photo: Adam Bettcher (Getty Images) Prince fans! Want to upgrade your April? Well, head to Minneapolis and get you a dose of The Purple One. The annual four-day event celebrating the life and legacy of Prince […]

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‘We Are Lost Without You, Babe’: Lauren London Dedicates Instagram Post to the Late Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle and Lauren London arrive at the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Celebration on February 7, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Gregg DeGuire (Getty Images) A few days after his death, many are still left with the feeling—it’s hard to believe Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Joseph Asghedom) is gone. The news of his tragic killing […]

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On Marvin Gaye’s 80th Birthday, His Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp Is Here, My Dear

American soul singer Marvin Gaye (1939 – 1984) walking ahead of his Rolls Royce in Notting Hill, London.Photo: John Minihan (Evening Standard/Getty Images) It’s time to send your snail mail with the most soulful stamps in these United States of America. I heard it through the grapevine. Today, April 2, 2019, marks the 80th birthday […]

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Suspect Identified in Fatal Nipsey Hussle Shooting, Autopsy Report Reveals Details

Nipsey Hussle performs onstage at Live! Red! Ready! Pre-Show, sponsored by Nissan, at the 2018 BET Awards on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Neilson Barnard (Getty Images for BET) As fans, family, loved ones and Los Angeles residents alike mourn the tragic killing of rapper and philanthropist Nipsey Hussle, new investigation information has […]

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Suspect Identified in Fatal Nipsey Hussle Shooting, Autopsy Report Reveals Details [Updated]

Nipsey Hussle performs onstage at Live! Red! Ready! Pre-Show, sponsored by Nissan, at the 2018 BET Awards on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Neilson Barnard (Getty Images for BET) As fans, family, loved ones and Los Angeles residents alike mourn the tragic killing of rapper and philanthropist Nipsey Hussle, new investigation information has […]

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Diddy Admits It—He ‘Played’ Himself When It Came to His Relationship with Kim Porter

Actress Kim Porter (L) and Rapper Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs arrive at the 77th Annual Academy Awards on February 27, 2005 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Carlo Allegri (Getty Images) The adage “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone” is one of life’s extremely sobering reminders. On November 15, 2018, the hip-hop world and beyond […]

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Longtime Young and the Restless Star Kristoff St. John Found Dead at 52

Actor Kristoff St. John attends the 10th anniversary celebration of ‘The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil’ on July 14, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Gabe Ginsberg (Getty Images) Very heartbreaking news—longtime critically acclaimed soap opera star Kristoff St. John has been found dead. The actor, who was best known for his role as […]

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Longtime Young and the Restless Star Kristoff St. John Found Dead at 52 [Updated]

Actor Kristoff St. John attends the 10th-anniversary celebration of ‘The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil’ on July 14, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Gabe Ginsberg (Getty Images) Very heartbreaking news—longtime critically acclaimed soap opera star Kristoff St. John has been found dead. The actor, who was best known for his role as Neil […]

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Grammy-Winning R&B Singer-Songwriter James Ingram Dead at 66

Musician James Ingram performs onstage during the UNICEF Playlist with the A-List celebrity karaoke benefit on May 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images For UNICEF) The music industry has suffered another incredible loss. R&B singer-songwriter James Ingram has died. According to FOX San Diego, sources say the Akron, Ohio, native […]

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Miss You: On Aaliyah’s 40th Birthday, I Reminisce on the Stanning of the Hair Swoop

“Are You That Somebody” music videoScreenshot: YouTube Hi, I’m Tonja and I grew up stanning Aaliyah so damn hard, I wanted to be her. Following Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly, Aaliyah’s name is (unfortunately) once again inextricably linked to R. Kelly’s tarnished web. So, for what would have been her 40th birthday—on the day of her […]

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Legendary Hairstylist Oribe Has Died at 62

Hairstylist Oribe attends the Designer of the Year Dinner hosted by Chrome Hearts for Design Miami on December 4, 2010 in Miami, Florida.Photo: Getty Images Oribe Canales, the Cuban immigrant-turned-mononym celebrity stylist whose work typified the height of the supermodel era, died on Sunday at age 62. The legendary stylist, who was based in Miami, […]

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Legendary ‘Song Stylist’ Nancy Wilson Dies at 81

Nancy Wilson poses with her award for ‘Best Jazz Vocal Album’ backstage during the 47th Annual Grammy Awards February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Carlo Allegri (Getty Images) Nancy Sue Wilson, the award-winning singer who lent her vocal instrument to the world for over five decades, has died at the age of 81. Wilson’s […]

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Sad News: Oprah’s Mother, Vernita Lee, Died on Thanksgiving Day

Oprah Winfrey speaks onstage during the 2016 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood awards luncheon on February 25, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.Photo: Rich Polk (Getty Images for ESSENCE) Sad news for Oprah Winfrey and half-sister Patricia Amanda Faye Lee, as People confirms that their mother, Vernita Lee, died at her home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at […]

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