Celebrity deaths

Richard Roundtree, ‘Shaft’ Star, Dies at 81

The iconic actor, a pioneering force in cinema and an advocate for health awareness, passed away after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

Rudolph Isley, Pioneering Co-Founder of The Isley Brothers, Passes Away at 84

Isley lent his voice to the iconic R&B band alongside his brothers from the 1950s until he transitioned to a calling as a Christian minister in the late 1980s.

Irish Grinstead of R&B Group 702 Dead at 43

No cause of death has been announced in the singer’s passing.

Nikki McCray-Penson, Olympic Gold Medalist, and WNBA Star Dies at Age 51

She brought home two Olympic gold medals as a member of Team USA in 1996 and 2000.

Gangsta Boo's Cause of Death Revealed

According to the autopsy report, the rapper from Three 6 Mafia passed away due to an unintentional overdose.

Tina Turner's Timeless Tunes: A Countdown Of Her 10 Best Songs

We have been blessed with 60 years of iconic hits from the queen of rock and roll.

Tina Turner, Flanders Expo, Gent, Belgium, 10th May 1996.

Diana Ross, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Bassett, Mick Jagger, and More React To Sad News of Tina Turner’s Death

The legendary icon died after a long illness at the age of 83.

Tina Turner, Iconic Singer and 'Queen of Rock 'n' Roll,' Dies at 83

In the words of one of her most famous songs, Tina Turner was, undeniably, "Simply the Best."

Bill Lee, Renowned Jazz Musician and Composer, Dies at 94

The musician, Spike Lee's father, worked on several of his son's movies.

Actor, Activist Harry Belafonte Dies at 96

A spokesperson confirmed congestive heart failure was the cause.

Singer Bobby Caldwell Dead at 71

The 'What You Won't Do For Love' singer passed away in his sleep after battling an undisclosed illness.