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Questlove
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Questlove Pays Tribute to His Father Lee Andrews Who Passed Away [PHOTO]

Sad news to report. Questlove’s father, Lee Andrews, has passed away. He was 79.

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Bankroll Fresh Remembered by Producers Zaytoven and Metro Boomin

Two of Bankroll Fresh’s collaborative producers Zaytoven and Metro Boomin remember the vibrant life of the late rapper who was shot and killed in Atlanta.

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Bankroll Fresh Shot and Killed in Atlanta, Hip-Hop Community Reacts [VIDEO]

The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of a rising rap star. Bankroll Fresh was shot and killed at a recording studio in Atlanta on Friday night (March 4).

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Vanity, Former Prince Protege and ‘Last Dragon’ Star, Dead at 57

Former Prince protege, Denise Matthews, best known as 80s pop star and actress Vanity, has died at age 57.

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Artists We Lost in 2016 (So Far)
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Artists We’ve Lost in 2016

In honor of these incredible musicians who passed away in 2016, we pay homage to each of them in our photo gallery tribute. So peep our list of Artists We Lost in 2016.

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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
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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 Blowfly
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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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