RIP: Kanye West’s Cousin/G.O.O.D. Music Employee Loses 1-Year-Old Son

This one hits close to home for me. Ricky Anderson is a cousin of Kanye West’s that Ye is super close with, even giving Ricky a position at G.O.O.D. Music. Sadly, Ricky’s 1-year-old son Avery died suddenly in his sleep on Monday – with no previous sign of illness or distress. “Today was the worst day of my life! I lost my lil man and gained an angel! Rest in Paradise!!! I love you man,” Ricky wrote on Twitter, according to TMZ.


Actor Bill Paxton Passes Away At 61 From Surgery Complications

Rest in peace to famed actor Bill Paxton, who passed away on Saturday. He was 61.


(Video) WWE: RIP Tribute For George “The Animal” Steele

If you watched WWE back in the day, you have to know The Animal. He was always silent, but his personality spoke volumes! Unfortunately, he passed away last week, and boy how he was loved. Photo Credit Remember his love affair with Elizabeth? Remember how huge he was in the ring? George loved the kids and everyone loved him right back. You’ve got to check out A Walk Through Life with him. What an amazing story from the man himself…from being friendless and constantly bullied and struggling with dyslexia to becoming The Animal. Also, take a look at his tribute video. From the likes of Kevin Hart to David Arquette, what an impact that this man left on everyone with that character that he created. DinaWitaY: Twitter || Facebook || Instagram Source


RIP: Comedian Ricky Harris Passes Away [+ Snoop, Ice Cube & More Pay Homage]

Photo Credit: YouTube 2016 takes yet another one before the year is over. Comedian and actor Ricky Harris died of a heart attack last night, as confirmed by his family on social media. He was only 54! Many hip-hop fans know Harris for his skits on various tracks from the 90s, including the crazy club owner in Snoop Dogg’s “Doggy Dogg World” video, a radio host named DJ EZ Dicc and Saul-T-Nuts on WBALLZ radio on Snoop’s “Aint No Fun (If The Homies Cant Have None)” and more. He has also had countless TV and film roles, including Poetic Justice, Heat, Everybody Hates Chris and more recently, Dope and The People Vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. He also had memorable appearances on Def Comedy Jam and BET’s Comic View. Ricky, your comedy will be missed. RIP! Check out some career highlights and reactions from some of his legendary friends below.


Autopsy Results For Shawty Lo Are In…

Shawty Lo died late Tuesday night in a car accident, after he lost control of the wheel while driving home from a night out. The car hit the guardrail and then some trees, and the rapper was ejected from the vehicle upon impact. There were two female passengers, but police have confirmed they were not seriously hurt.


Sandra Bland’s Family Settles For $1.9 Million In Wrongful Death Suit

Sandra Bland’s family has settled their lawsuit with Waller County jail and the Texas Department of Public Safety for her wrongful death in their custody in July of 2015.


(Video) Ebro In The Morning Remembers Tupac 20 Years Later

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Tupac’s passing. Can you believe it’s been TWO DECADES already?! Wow. Below, Ebro, Rosenberg and Laura Stylez discuss the iconic rapper’s legacy on Ebro In The Morning.


Jerry Heller’s Lawyer Says ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Led To His Death

Jerry Heller passed away on Friday at the age of 75, due to a car accident as a result of having what’s been described as “a medical emergency” while driving. (His attorney says the family believes it to be a heart attack.) The former manager of N.W.A. had been in the spotlight a lot more in the last year, after the success of 2015’s Straight Outta Compton film. However, he was not happy with the way he was portrayed, and had filed a $110 million lawsuit for defamation of character against the film’s producers, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and the Estate of Eazy-E. It was dismissed over the summer, however, the judge did say Heller might have a point as it pertained to two scenes, but he had to prove the interaction with Cube didn’t happen and that it was written into the script with malice.


(Audio) #TBT & #RIPAaliyah: Check Out This 2001 Interview She Did With Hot97

On this day 15 years ago, we lost Aaliyah and members of her team in a plane crash when she was leaving an island after filming the video for “Rock The Boat.” Just days before, she had visited Hot 97 and was so excited as she spoke about the things she has on the way – including shooting the video that would ultimately be the last time we’d ever see her. We miss you, Babygirl. Listen to the interview below.


The Pills Found At Paisley Park Were Counterfeit Drugs 50x More Powerful Than Heroin

We lost the legendary Prince this past Spring, and there are still tons of questions surrounding his death. As more info comes out, reports now state that the pills found at the singer’s house were even more dangerous than the average drug. The pills were reportedly counterfeit drugs that contained fentanyl, which is a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. An anonymous official who spoke to the AP says many pills were falsely labeled as “Watson 385,” but according to Drug.com, that stamp is used to identify pills containing a mix of acetaminophen and hydrocodone.


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