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Hip-Hop Mourns Another Legend “Shock G” Of Digital Underground Passes at 57

Gregory Jacobs, known professionally as Shock G, was an American musician, rapper, and lead vocalist for the hip hop group Digital Underground. He was responsible for Digital Underground’s “The Humpty Dance”, 2Pac’s breakthrough single “I Get Around”, and co-producer of 2Pac’s debut album 2Pacalypse Now. Tributes have poured in from the culture Pioneer of the Oakland rap scene Shock G

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RIP Gregory Tyree Boyce! Twilight actor found dead with girlfriend, aged 30

Gregory Tyree Boyce, best known for playing Tyler Crowley in the first “Twilight” film, died on May 13, the Clark County Coroner’s Office confirmed to Variety. He was 30. Boyce and his girlfriend, 27-year-old Natalie Adepoju, were both found dead in their Las Vegas condo, E! reported. An investigation into the couple’s causes of death are still pending with no available information

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RIP! Uptown Records Founder Andre Harrell Dies

Andre Harrell, Music Executive Who Discovered Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs, Dies at 59 Fans and industry have been pouring out tributes to the Hip-Hop legend who has reportedly passed away. We lost a legend 😔🕊https://t.co/ln0sjFKYW7 — HotNewHipHop (@HotNewHipHop) May 9, 2020 The music that came through Uptown Records, undeniably, helped shape my musical tastes during my teenage years. I owe much to

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RIP! Chynna Rogers dies aged 25 tributes pour in

ASAP Mob’s Chynna Rogers Chynna’s family released a statement on announcing the model’s tragic passing on Wednesday and said: ‘Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.’  Our thoughts prayer and condolences to her family friends and fans. View this post on Instagram moodiest board. when life is uncomfortably on brand. 🤷🏽‍♀️🦇 A post shared by Chynna (@chizzyano) on

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RIP! Soul Legend Bill Withers, Passes at 81

Lean On Me singer Bill Withers dies at 81 William Harrison Withers Jr. was an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985. He recorded several major hits, including “Grandma’s Hands”, “Ain’t No Sunshine”, “Use Me”, “Lean on Me”, “Lovely Day”, and “Just the Two of Us”. Peace to his family friends and fans at this

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