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Otis Clay
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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
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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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Meadowlark Lemon
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Meadowlark Lemon, Beloved Harlem Globetrotter Great, Dies at 83, Questlove & More React

The sports world is mourning the loss of beloved Harlem Globetrotter great George “Meadowlark” Lemon. The veteran athelte, dubbed “the clown prince of basketball," passed away at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Sunday (Dec. 27). He was 83.

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Gladys Knight And The Pips
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William Guest, Gladys Knight and the Pips Member, Dead at 74

William Guest, who was a member of Gladys Knight and the Pips, has passed away. He was 74.

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DJ Timbuck2
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DJ Timbuck2 Dies at Age 34, Hip-Hop Community Reacts

The Chicago hip-hop community is mourning the loss of their beloved local hero DJ Timbuck2. The WGCI radio personality passed away today (Dec. 19) after a long bout with cancer. He was 34 years old.

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Swagg Huncho
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Swagg Huncho of 3 Problems Shot and Killed in St. Louis [VIDEO]

Rapper Swagg Huncho, of the rap trio 3 Problems, was shot and killed last Sunday (Dec. 13) in St. Louis. He was just only 18 years old at the time of his death.

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Dancehall Star J Capri Dies at 23

The dancehall community is currently in mourning over the lost of a rising superstar. J Capri died at a hospital in Jamaica on Friday (Dec. 4) after succumbing to her injuries sustained in a car accident last month. She was 23.

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Cynthia Robinson, of Sly and the Family Stone, Dies at 69

One of America's greatest funk and soul bands has lost a lauded member this week. Sly and the Family Stone's Cynthia Robinson passed away on Monday (Nov. 23) after a battle with cancer. She was 69.

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Happy Birthday, Ol’ Dirty Bastard!

11 years after his death, Ol' Dirty Bastard is still remembered for his contributions to hip-hop. The late Wu-Tang Clan artist would have celebrated his 47th birthday today (Nov. 15).

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