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‘Stand by Me’ Singer Ben E. King Dies at 76

*Ben E. King, the lead singer for the Drifters and a solo star behind such R&B classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My...

We Remember: Professional Golf Player Calvin Peete is Dead at 71

*We've lost another golfing great. Calvin Peete died on Wednesday, April 29 at the age of 71 at a hospital in Atlanta. Before becoming a professional...

Percy Sledge Funeral Streaming Live from Louisiana (Link To It Here)

*Funeral services are being held in Louisiana for R&B legend Percy Sledge, the singer best known for the 1966 hit "When a Man Loves...

‘Good Times’ Actor Alton Powers (Thelma’s Husband Keith) Dead at 64

*Actor Alton "Ben" Powers, best known for his role on the 70s CBS sitcom “Good Times” has died, reports the Associated Press. He was...

Singer Johnny Kemp (‘Just Got Paid’) Dies after Fall

*UPDATE ... Via RadioFacts, we've learned that an inside source on the Tom Joyner/Fantastic Voyage Cruise says Kemp was unable to board the ship during...

Talent Agent Eury Davis Commits Suicide at 38

*Eurydice “Eury” Davis, a talent agent whose clients included “Kill the Messenger” actress Jena Sims, “Ouija” actress Claudia Katz and “Pirates of the Caribbean”...

Legendary Crooner Percy Sledge Dies at 74

*Soul legend Percy Sledge, best known for his classic ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74. Dr. William...

Black Transgender ‘Homecoming King’ Crowned Last Year, Dies from Apparent Suicide

*Blake Brockington made history last year. At the age of 18, the transgender activist made headlines after being crowned Homecoming King at his Charlotte, North Carolina,...

We Remember: Actor Windell Middlebrooks (Miller Beer) Dies at 36

Well this is a real bummer. Actor Windell Middlebrooks, who played the delivery man in ads for Miller Beer and other high profile commercials, including...

Brownstone’s Charmayne ‘Maxee’ Maxwell Dies from Fall: Report

*We have unfortunate news to report about Charmayne "Maxee" Maxwell of the '90s R&B group Brownstone. The singer reportedly suffered a fatal fall on Saturday....

Twitter Reacts to Death of ‘Star Trek’ Icon Leonard Nimoy

*Hollywood has taken to social media to mourn the death of Leonard Nimoy. The actor, who stared in the iconic role of Dr. Spock on...

Earl Lloyd, First Black Player in NBA, Dies at 86

*(Via MSN News) - Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in the NBA, died Thursday in Detroit. He was 86. Lloyd's career wasn't particularly...

We Remember: David Banks, Comedy Writer for Richard Pryor, Dies At 82

*David Banks, the entertainment veteran most know as Richard Pryor's comedy writer, passed away on Saturday, February 21 of heart failure at a San Fernando...

Former NBA Star Jerome Kersey Dies of Blood Clot at 52

*Former basketball star Jerome Kersey, who spent 17 seasons in the NBA and was a beloved player for the Portland Trail Blazers, has died,...

Famed UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian Dies at 84

*Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian, who built a basketball dynasty at UNLV, died Wednesday after years of battling health issues. He was 84. Danny...

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