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Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dead at 74

Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at age 74, his reps have confirmed.

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Big Kap’s Road Manager Ab Traxx Reveals DJ’s Cause of Death

The hip-hop community is currently mourning the loss of legendary New York DJ Big Kap who died on Wednesday morning (Feb. 3). The late DJ’s road manager, Ab Traxx, has come forward to reveal the cause of death.

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Big Kap Has Reportedly Died; NYC DJ Worked With Lil Jon, Funk Flex, Lauryn Hill

New York hip-hop DJ Big Kap has reportedly passed. Kap was a respected figure in the 90s NYC rap scene and cultivated a career that saw him work with some of the biggest names in the culture.

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Battle Rapper Cadalack Ron Dies at 34

The battle rap community is mourning over the loss of controversial battle rapper Cadalack Ron. The Los Angeles-based rhymer passed away on Saturday (Jan. 23). He was 34.

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Clarence Reid, Funk Legend Known As Blowfly, Dies at 76, Hip-Hop Community Reacts

Legendary funkateer and R&B singer Clarence Reid, better known as rapper Blowfly, passed away on Sunday (Jan. 17) after battling terminal liver cancer. He was 76.

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Alan Rickman of ‘Harry Potter’ Dies at 69, Questlove, Ariana Grande React

Veteran actor Alan Rickman passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 69. Questlove, Ariana Grande and others went on social media to express their condolences.

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David Bowie Dies at 69, Hip-Hop & R&B Community React

David Bowie, a pioneering music legend, passed away on Sunday night (Jan. 10) after a long battle with cancer. He was 69. Rappers and singers went on Twitter to express their condolences.

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Otis Clay, Blues and Soul Legend, Dies at 73

Chicago blues singer Otis Clay has passed away. The Grammy-nominated crooner died of a heart attack on Friday (Jan. 9). He was 73.

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Nicholas Caldwell, Founding Member of the Whispers, Has Died at 71

Nicholas Caldwell, a co-founding member of R&B group The Whispers, has died. He was 71.

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Natalie Cole Dies at 65, R&B & Hip-Hop Community React

Legendary songbird Natalie Cole, the daughter of soul icon Nat King Cole, has passed away at the age of 65. Her publicist, Maureen O’Connor, said the singer died on Thursday (Dec. 31).

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