Tag: Death

Tommy Ford, Carl Payne

Carl Payne remembers being with Tommy Ford before he died

The death of Tommy Ford was a shock to fans of the Martin show. Ford’s co-star, Carl Payne, remembers discovering the seriousness of his long-time friend’s condition, being by his bedside, and…

Celebrating Nipsey Hussle

Imagine snagging a ticket to LA’s famous Staples Center for one of the most anticipated entertainment events of the year. Traffic is nauseating, security is tight, paparazzi and news media all around.…
Nipsey Hussle

The king of L.A. is young Nipsey

Los Angeles, fans, and fellow artists mourn the passing of rapper, entrepreneur, and community organizer Nipsey Hussle, shot six times outside his Marathon clothing store on March 31st. Nipsey, born Ermias Asghedom,…
Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson, patriarch of the Jacksons clan, dead at 89

Joe Jackson has dead. One of the most important people in modern music history, the father of Janet Jackson and the late Michael Jackson, and the mastermind behind The Jackson 5 had…

Jimmy Wopo

Pittsburgh’s Jimmy Wopo killed in drive-by

Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting on Monday. Police say Jimmy Wopo, born Travon Smart, was shot as he sat in a vehicle. Smart died at…

Jahseh Onfroy

XXXTentacion killed in Florida shooting

Rap artist XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday (June 18) in Florida in what police are calling a drive-by. According to the Broward County sheriff’s office, an unidentified gunman approached XXXTentacion, born…

Hugh Dane on "The Office"

Roc, The Office actor Hugh Dane, dead at 75

Hugh Dane has passed away. Dane’s death was announced in a posting by The Inner City Cultural Center on Facebook. Known for his roles in films like Bridesmaids (2011) and Little Fockers…

Reg E. Cathey at Emmys

Actor Reg E. Cathey has died, age 59

Emmy-winning actor Reg Cathey has passed away. In his 35-year career Cathey built an impressive television and film résumé, delivering memorable performances that won praise from audiences and critics. Fans of HBO’s…

Dennis Edwards

Temptations lead singer, Dennis Edwards, dies at 74

Dennis Edwards, the voice behind many memorable hits from the Temptations, died in Chicago on Thursday (Feb. 1) of complications from meningitis. He was 74. Before helping to define Detroit soul in…

Robin Williams

Robin Williams dead from apparent suicide

Actor Robin Williams was found dead today (Monday, August 11) from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriff’s office said it received an…

Josh Marks

MasterChef contestant Josh Marks found dead of suicide.

The body of 26-year-old Josh Marks, who was the runner-up on the 3rd season of the Fox cooking challenge show, “MasterChef”, was discovered on a Chicago street Friday night. The 7-foot-2-inch Marks…

Lee Thompson Young

Actor Lee Thompson Young commits suicide

Lee Thompson Young, who started his acting career in the title role of Jett Jackson in the Disney show “The Famous Jett Jackson” at the young age of 13, took his own…

James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini, 51, dies in Italy

‘Sopranos’ star James Gandolfini died Wednesday while on vacation in Rome. For nearly a decade Gandolfini, 51, portrayed mob boss Tony Soprano on HBO’s Emmy Award-winning drama “The Sopranos”. His cause of…