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Young Ready Shot and Killed in Louisiana

The streets can be so cold-blooded. According to WAFB, Baton Rouge, La. rapper Young Ready was shot and killed this past Tuesday (June 23).

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Johnny Nunez, WireImage
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Pumpkinhead Dead at 39, Hip-Hop Community Reacts

The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of yet another one of their own. Indie rapper Pumpkinhead has passed away at the age of 39.

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Miles Davis
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Happy Birthday, Miles Davis!

We're a long way away, if ever, from anybody doing it as big as the legendary Miles Davis did it back in his heyday. The jazz innovator would've turned 89 years old today (May 26).

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Afro Newspaper/Gado, Getty Images
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Louis Johnson, Legendary Bassist, Dead at 60

Louis Johnson, the bassist who scored a string of hits as one-half of the Brothers Johnson, has passed away at the age of 60.

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Johnny Nunez, Getty Images
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Chinx Shot and Killed in New York

The hip-hop community has lost one of its own today. Rapper Chinx, formerly known as Chinx Drugz, was murdered in Queens, N.Y. early this morning (May 17).

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B.B. King
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B.B. King Dead at 89, Artists React

Blues legend B.B. King, whose virtuoso guitar playing has influenced numerous of rock guitarists, has died at the age of 89. His daughter, Patty King, confirmed the sad news to CNN.

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Errol Brown Hot Chocolate
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Errol Brown, Hot Chocolate Frontman, Dead at 71

Errol Brown, the lead singer of the ‘70s group Hot Chocolate, has passed away after a long bout with liver cancer. He was 71.

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Ben E. King
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Ben E. King, ‘Stand By Me’ Singer, Dead at 76

R&B legend Ben E. King, who performed the classic song “Stand By Me,” has died. His publicist, Phil Brown, confirmed his passing to NBC News.

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Last Mr. Bigg
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The Last Mr. Bigg Dead, Hip-Hop Community Mourns His Death

The hip-hop community is in mourning over the death of Alabama rapper the Last Mr. Bigg.

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Ben Rose / Bennett Raglin for BET, Getty Images
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9 Rappers’ Final Tweets Before They Died

From Heavy D to Doe B and more, check out the final tweets of nine rappers before they died.

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