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DJ E-Z Rock Dead at 46, Hip-Hop Community Reacts

Sad news to report from the hip-hop community. DJ E-Z Rock has reportedly died. A rep for Rob Base has confirmed it with Rolling Stone. Details are scarce on the cause of his death. He was 46 years old.

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DJ Rashad
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DJ Rashad Dies of Drug Overdose, Hip-Hop Community Reacts

DJ Rashad Harden, a Chicago footwork and juke pioneer, passed away Saturday afternoon (April 26) of suspected drug overdose. He was 35 years old.

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Big Glo
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Chief Keef’s Cousin Big Glo Killed in Chicago

Big Glo, a rapper who is the cousin of Chief Keef, was shot and killed in Chicago Wednesday night (April 9).

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Snoop Dogg Junebug
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Snoop Dogg’s Uncle June Bugg Dead At 70, Stars React on Twitter

Sad news to report from the hip-hop community. Snoop Dogg’s beloved uncle June Bugg has passed away. He was 70 years old.

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Speaker Knockerz
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Speaker Knockerz, 19, Found Dead in His South Carolina Home

Up-and-coming rhymer Speaker Knockerz was reportedly found dead in his home on Thursday (March 6). He was 19 years old.

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Andre 3000
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Andre 3000′s Father Dies After Heart Attack

Lawrence Walker, the father of OutKast's Andre 3000, passed away from a heart attack Wednesday (Feb. 12).

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Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46: Stars React on Twitter

The thespian community is mourning over the loss of beloved actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. The 46-year-old film star was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday (Feb. 2), according to ScreenCrush.

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Anna Gaye
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Anna Gordy Gaye, Ex-Wife of Marvin Gaye, Dead At 92

Anna Gordy Gaye, the sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr., and the ex-wife of late crooner Marvin Gaye, has passed away. The 92-year-old songwriter and businesswoman died on Friday (Jan. 31) surrounded by friends and family.

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Flavor Flav
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Flavor Flav’s Mother Anna Drayton Dies

Flavor Flav didn’t engage in New Year festivities, instead he was grieving the loss of his mother, Anna Drayton. The Public Enemy rapper’s mom passed away on Dec. 31.

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E-9
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E-9 Shot and Killed in New Jersey

Rapper E-9, a promising artist from New Brunswick, N.J., was shot and killed Sunday (Dec. 29) at a local barbershop called Nu Trendz.

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