Posts Tagged ‘RIP’

RIP: Rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep

Prodigy of the 1990s rap duo Mobb Deep has died at age 42. The rapper’s publicist announced he died Tuesday from longterm complications of sickle-cell disease.

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R.I.P. Joe Cocker

British singer/songwriter Joe Cocker has died following a battle with lung cancer. He was 70. The gravelly voiced singer is best known in America for his hit songs “You Are So Beautiful” and “Up Where We Belong” (from the movie ‘An Officer and a Gentleman)’.

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Aaron Hernandez Arrested; Release by New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have released their celebrated tight end Aaron Hernandez just hours after he was taken into police custody this morning. Hernandez, 23, is a suspect in the shooting death of a friend, Odin Lloyd, 27, who was found shot to death in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez’s home. A…

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R.I.P: Rapper Lil Snupe

Another rapper has been shot dead. Meek Mill artist Lil Snupe has reportedly died as a result of a shooting. He was just 17-years-old. His manager tweeted the news an hour ago. From HotNewHipHop.com: Lil Snupe, 17 years old, was reportedly shot dead, news which has been confirmed by his manager, Leem7st, on Twitter. Meek…

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Teen slain for his $600 Marmot parka

A popular 16-year-old Lower East Side teenager was gunned down after he refused to hand over his expensive winter parka to a gang of thugs, the NY Post reports. Raphael Ward became the first shooting victim of the New Year in New York City. Ironically, he predicted his own death on his social networking account…

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Their Words, Not Mine…

The legendary actress Lena Horne passed away last night at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center following a long illness. She was 92. I wasn’t a Lena Horne fan (she was way before my time), but what I remember most about her (actually, the only thing I remember about her) was back in 2004 when…

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