Posts Tagged ‘rip’

‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Found Dead

“Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius (September 27, 1936 – February 1, 2012) was found dead at his Sherman Oaks on home this morning.

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Amy Winehouse’s ‘Lioness’ Make Big First Week Sales

Amy Winehouse makes a triumphant return to the charts. The late singer’s posthumous album Lioness: Hidden Treasures debuts in the top 5 this week.

The collection of previously unreleased recordings from Winehouse enters at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 with 114,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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The Music Industry Reacts To Heavy D’s Death

Hip-hop legend Heavy D died on Nov. 8 after experiencing difficulty breathing while walking into his condominium in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Heavy D’s Cause of Death Revealed

Nearly two months after his death, friends and family of Heavy D are learning what caused his untimely demise. According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, the ’90s rapper suffered from a

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Adam Yauch of The Beastie Boys: Remembering His Life & Career

The world is still in shock from the news of Adam Yauch’s death on Friday, May 4th. MTV News took to the airwaves with the one-hour special “Adam Yauch: Remembering a Beastie Boy” to honor the life and impact of the influential artist, one of the founding members of the Rock and Roll Hall of

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R.I.P. Chris Lighty (1968-2012): The Music Industry Reacts

The sudden death of Chris Lighty sent shockwaves throughout the music industry. The hip-hop manager was found dead at the age of 44

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