(Photos) DJ Crazy Toones Passes Away

Hip-hop mourns the loss of another beloved DJ today at such a young age. The hip-hop community reacts to the unexpected passing of DJ Crazy Toones.

George Michael Passes Away At 53

georgemichaelVEVO Legendary singer George Michael passes away at the young age of 53 in his home on Christmas.

‘8 Mile’ Director Curtis Hanson Passes Away

The man who brought us the classic hip-hop film 8 Mile has suddenly passed away.

Beatles’ Producer George Martin Passes Away

George Martin, aka “The Fifth Beatle”, has passed away after leaving a legacy behind producing The Beatle’s top hits. Read more after the jump.

NBA: Hall Of Famer Moses Malone Passes Away At Age 60

Moses Malone, who was a three time NBA MVP and Hall of Fame member, has passed away at the age of 60. Malone, named one of the NBA’s 50 greatest players, was the Finals MVP as he led the Philadelphia 76ers to the 1983 championship.

NBA: RIP…First Black NBA Player, Earl Lloyd, Passes Away At Age 86

The NBA as we know today, with African-American players pretty much being the majority in the league, gets taken for granted because it has been like this for so long. However it wasn’t always like this young sports fans. The NBA used to be full of nothing but white players, and I mean really white. Earl Lloyd showed courage and made such an incredible long term impact when he played his first NBA game in 1950, becoming the first black player in the history of the league, and at the same time changing the future.

NBA: Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak’s Daughter, Alina, Dead At 15

So Sad! LA Lakers general manager’s daughter, Alina Kupchak, 15, has died after a long term, unspecified illness. Alina was pronounced dead Monday morning. Mitch Kupchak spoke on behalf of his family during such tragic times, expressing “gratitude for everyone’s love, support, thoughts and prayers…” Further details on this tragic story below!

RIP: Big Bank Hank (Member of The Sugarhill Gang) Passes Away

We’re sad to share the news today that Big Bank Hank has passed away from cancer. He was born August 5, 1957 in Bronx, NY. He was a member of The Sugarhill Gang, the first hip hop act to have a hit single, “Rapper’s Delight.” Our thoughts & prayers are with his family. RIP.

Former WWE Star Nelson Frazier Jr. (Mabel/Big Daddy V) Passes Away

Awww, sad news for WWE fans. Nelson Frazier Jr., former WWE wrestler Viscera/Mabel/Big Daddy V, has died.  Our thoughts & prayers are with his family. Hit the jump for details.

Tragedy For Scott Disick: His Father Passes Away Just 3 Months After His Mother, RIP!

Reality TV star Scott Disick’s father Jeffrey has died, less than three months after Scott’s mother Bonnie passed away. Both were 63. Jeffrey’s cause of death has not yet been revealed. Scott was raised in Long Island with his parents but now lives in California with his partner Kourtney Kardashian and their two children Mason and Penelope. RIP, Jeffrey!

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