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Chris Lighty Dead: Industry Veteran Dies at 43
Industry veteran Chris Lighty has died at 43, reportedly due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Aug. 30.
The Bronx, N.Y. native got his start carrying crates for DJ Red Alert, which lead to a position at Russell Simmons and Lyor Cohen's Rush Management in 1988...
Motown Songwriter Nick Ashford Dies at 69
Nick Ashford, one-half of legendary Motown Records songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson, died Monday (Aug. 22) in a New York City hospital at the age of 69.
The acclaimed songwriter, who teamed with wife Valerie Simpson to pen hits like Chaka Khan's 'I'm Every Woman' and 'Ain't No Mountain High Enou…
Brooklyn Rapper Kampane Found Dead in New Jersey
Emerging Brooklyn rapper Kampane was found dead Tuesday morning (Aug. 17) in Paramus, N.J., multiple sources have reported. According to the New York Post, the 33-year-old MC had been shot once and badly burned -- to the point that identification was delayed...
Keri Hilson Apologizes for Amy Winehouse Tweet
Keri Hilson has officially been dubbed 'insensitive' by angered fans after publishing a tweet of her and a seemingly intoxicated woman that resembled Amy Winehouse, just hours before the late singer's funeral.
"*gasp* Amy Winehouse resurrected to party w/ me...
Amy Winehouse Funeral Features Eulogy by Her Father
The funeral for Amy Winehouse took place in North London on Tuesday afternoon, July 26, with a private service for family and friends.
Fans and photographers gathered outside the Edgwarebury Cemetery in Edgware as some 200 relatives and friends of the singer arrived...
Amy Winehouse Makes Last Appearance on Stage — Watch
In bittersweet Amy Winehouse news, a video of her last appearance on stage has hit the 'Net.
The singer, who tragically died on Saturday (July 23), of unknown causes, is shown in the clip taking the stage for the last time at the iTunes Festival in North London on Wednesday (July 20), in support of h…
M.I.A. Dedicates Unreleased Song, ’27’ to Amy Winehouse
Controversial singer M.I.A. has leaked an unfinished demo entitled '27,' in honor of singer Amy Winehouse, who died this past weekend, at 27.
Over the minimal, doleful track, the Sri Lankan singer intones a melancholy rumination on "all my friends that died at 27," a nod to both her persona…

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