celeb deaths

Bobby Womack Dead at 70

THE JUICE WITH JEM   Legendary gospel-soul singer Bobby Womack wrote songs recorded by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and others, died last Friday at the age of 70 years old.   A representative from Womack’s label, XL Recordings confirmed the...

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Second Cali Swag District Member Dies

THE JUICE WITH JEM   Cali Swag District member JayAre (best known along with his rap group for teaching the world how to ‘Dougie’) passed away after losing a battle with sickle cell anemia last Friday. He was only 25 years old.   Group member General Da Smoove...

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Famed Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87

THE JUICE WITH JEM   In international death news, famed novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez who penned such classics as "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera" died at his home in Mexico City last Thursday according to close sources of the...

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Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter Dies At 76

THE JUICE WITH JEM Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter who was convicted and imprisoned for nearly 20 years for a triple murder charge he didn't commit, died at his home in Toronto at the age of 76.   Carter, a professional middleweight boxer from New Jersey with a...

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Ma$e Says He Could Have Saved Michael Jackson

Pastor Claims MJ Would Be Alive If He Got The Opportunity To Help   Besides Pastor Ma$e claiming his rapping is not contradictory to his preaching, he now believes he could have saved Michael Jackson if he was given the opportunity.    Ma$e intends to keep...

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Buju Banton Former Attorney Dead   Chokwe Lumumba, an attorney who represented Buju Banton in 2012, is dead. Prior to being elected as mayor of Jackson, Mississippi last year, Lumumba was a prominent lawyer and human rights activist. According to reports, Chokwe...

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead At 46    Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, the New York Police Department said.   Hoffman, 46, was declared dead at the scene after being discovered unresponsive...

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Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies At 94

R.I.P 1919-2014   Folk-song collector and songwriter, Pete Seeger, front man of American folk revival whom devoted his career to advocating folk music as a means of social change, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 94.   Seeger’s successful career included him...

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Phil Everly, of the Everly Brothers, Dies at 74   On Friday January 3, 2014, Phil Everly died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused by years of smoking. He was 74.   The Everly Brothers pioneered rock ‘n’ roll in the late 1950s and 1960s and...

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James Avery Dies at 68

“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s” Uncle Phil is Dead   Actor James Avery, better known as Uncle Phil on 90s hit show “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, has died.   Celebrity news website TMZ says Avery, 68, died after an undisclosed illness "took a turn for the worse"...

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In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths of 2013   Over the course of this year we have lost many memorable people who have touched our hearts in some way, both in and out the public eye. Below are a few stars we've lost this year:   January 1st: Singer Patti Page...

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