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Stars React to Sudden Death of Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston died suddenly Saturday (Feb. 11) due to causes not yet known. Reports now say her bodyguard found the 48-year-old's body at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. The legendary singer's death has caused her fans and colleagues to share their sentiments about her career an…
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…
New Orleans Hip-Hop Pioneer Tim Smooth Dead at 39
New Orleans based rapper Tim Smooth passed away Tuesday, July 26 after a long battle with throat cancer. He was 39 years old.
Smooth, whose real name is Timothy Smoot, first established himself as a teen MC in Louisiana's burgeoning '90s hip-hop scene...
Obie Trice Loses Mother to Breast Cancer
Detroit MC Obie Trice lost his beloved mother to breast cancer yesterday (July 12).
While details are still scarce, the former Eminem protégé reveals to All Hip Hop that his mother, Ms. Elanore, succumbed to the illness yesterday. "My mom was ...