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Stuart Scott Dies at 49, Hip-Hop and R&B Community React

Veteran ESPN anchor Stuart Scott passed away on Sunday morning (Jan. 4) after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 49. Rappers and singers went on Twitter this morning to express their condolences.

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Detroit Rapper Kevlaar 7 Dies, Rappers React on Twitter

The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of Detroit indie rapper and producer Kevlaar 7. The 37-year-old rhymer died from a blood disorder last Tuesday (Dec. 23).

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Producer Larry Smith Dead at 63

The hip-hop world was hit with some very disheartening news this morning with the death producer Larry Smith, who passed away Thursday (Dec.18).

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Nicki Minaj Mourns Death of Young Cancer Victim Miyah [PHOTO]

It's a known fact that Nicki Minaj loves her Barbz (aka her fans), but this mini Barb had an extra special place in the rapper's heart.

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Earl Hayes, Wife Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Earl Hayes, a rapper and member of Floyd Mayweather's Money Team, was found dead, along with his wife, Stephanie Moseley, in an apparent murder-suicide on Monday (Dec. 8).

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Junior B of Pro Era Has Died, Joey Bada$$ Cancels European Tour

The Brooklyn rap collective Pro Era has suffered another tragic loss in their family. Junior B, a cousin of Joey Bada$$, has passed away.

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Maya Angelou Teenie Hodge Big Bank Hank
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Stars We Lost in 2014

As we inch closer to the end of the year and embark on 2015, The Boombox takes a look back at a few special people who made an impression on the lives of your favorite rappers and singers. Check out Stars We Lost in 2014.

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Jimmy Ruffin
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Jimmy Ruffin Dead at 78

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin, who sang the memorable 1966 hit 'What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,' passed away at a Las Vegas hospital on Monday (Nov. 17). He was 78.

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Big Bank Hank
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Sugarhill Gang’s Big Bank Hank Dies, Rappers React on Twitter

Rapper Big Bank Hank, one-third of the seminal rap trio the Sugarhill Gang, has passed away at the age of 57. According to reports, Hank, born Henry Jackson, died early Tuesday morning (Nov. 11) from cancer.

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50 Cent’s Grandmother, Beulah Jackson, Dies

50 Cent's beloved grandmother, Beulah Jackson, has reportedly passed away.

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