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‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund, an iconic voice of pro wrestling, dies at 76

“Mean” Gene Okerlund, the iconic WWE backstage interviewer who played a role in some of the biggest moments in pro wrestling history, has died, the WWE announced Wednesday. He was 76. Okerlund stood next to the likes of Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Randy “Macho Man” Savage, Andre the Giant, the Ultimate Warrior and many others […]

Mac Miller Dead: Rapper Dies at 26

Mac Miller died on Friday, September 7, He was 26. Celebrity Deaths in 2018 According to the TMZ., which was first to report the news, authorities responded to the “Self Care” rapper’s home in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles around noon. He was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent overdose. Miller has […]

Charlie Murphy Dead: Comedian, ‘Chappelle’s Show’ Star Dies At 57

Charlie Murphy is dead, TMZ reports. He was 57. Murphy’s manager told the celebrity gossip site that he died Wednesday morning in a New York hospital. He had been undergoing chemotherapy in his battle with leukemia. Murphy was a standup comedian like his brother, Eddie Murphy, and famously co-starred on “Chappelle’s Show” with Dave Chappelle. Their most memorable […]

Miss Cleo Dies At Age 53

The sad news broke today that Miss Cleo died from cancer at the age of 53, according to TMZ. The television psychic had been battling cancer in the hospital and was recently moved to hospice, where she passed surrounded by family and friends. The psychic, born Youree Harris, was famous for her “Call me now!” […]

Earth, Wind & Fire’s Maurice White Dies At 74

Maurice White, co-founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, died in his sleep Thursday morning … TMZ has learned. Maurice died in L.A. after a long battle with Parkinson’s. He was diagnosed in 1992 and his condition deteriorated in recent months. The disease had progressed to the point he was forced to stop touring with the […]

Blues Legend B.B. King Dies at 89

BB King, the King of Blues, dies at 89-years-old. King died in his sleep in Las Vegas, according to his Web site. He was recently taken to the hospital and was receiving hospice care at his home. Known for his hits like “Lucille,” “Sweet Little Angel” and “Rock Me Baby,” the Mississippi native began performing […]

James Avery [The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air] Dies At 68

(CNN) — Actor James Avery, who played the beloved Uncle Phil on the hit 1990s sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” has died, his publicist said Wednesday. He was 68. The cause of death was complications from open-heart surgery, said his manager, Toni Benson. Avery had surgery on November 11 and died Tuesday evening at […]

Paul Walker Dies at 40 in a Fiery Car Crash (Fast And Furious Actor)

According to initial reports, the Fast and the Furious actor was in a Porsche when the driver somehow lost control and then slammed into a post or a tree. The car then burst into flames. It is unclear who was driving the vehicle, but sources tell TMZ another person was also killed in the wreck. […]

Jazz Legend And Hip-Hop Contributor George Duke Dies At Age 67

After losing the battle to chronic lymphocytic leukemia, jazz musician George Duke died at age 67 in Los Angeles California. George Duke’s career started in the 1960’s and dates all the way up until his death. He has done collaborations with Jill Scott, Micheal Jackson, Miles Davis and more. This list of Hip-Hop artists whom […]

Chris Kelly Of Rap Duo “Kris Kross” Dies At 34

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross who made one of the decade’s most memorable songs with the frenetic “Jump,” died at an Atlanta hospital on Wednesday of an apparent drug overdose at his home, authorities said. He was 34. “It appears it may have been a possible […]