celebrity deaths

Famed Reggae Artist Dies at 53

G98.7FM Entertainment News   Roots reggae artist, Peter Ranking has died. Ranking, known in the Reggae community, died of liver cancer in Scarborough Hospital early Monday. He was 53 years old.   His daughter Chanelle posted on Facebook “Thank you for all the...

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Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46

G98.7FM Entertainment News   Singer Charmayne Maxwell, part of the 90s R&B group Brownstone, died Friday night on her way to a L.A. hospital after her husband found her bleeding from a cut to her neck.   Maxwell had returned home with her son after his...

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Bobbi Brown & Family Told It's Time To Let Her Go…

G98.7FM Entertainment News    Bobby Brown is reportedly facing the heartbreaking decision on whether to take his daughter Bobbi Kristina off life support.   Doctors at Emory University Hospital, (where Bobbi Kristina was moved to on Tuesday for their world class...

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“Buffalo Soldier” Writer Dead at 71

G98.7FM Entertainment News   Legendary reggae singer and producer Noel “King Sporty” Williams passed away on Monday at the age 71 at University of Miami hospital. He is best known as the co-writer of Bob Marley’s “Buffalo Soldier”.   Reportedly he recorded the...

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Demarco’s Mother Passes Away

G98.7FM Entertainment News   The mother of rising dancehall artist Demarco has passed away.   The tragic news came early Wednesday that Demarco’s mother, Gloria Edwards died as she was ailing with cancer for quite some time.   Demarco, was supposed to be leaving...

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Shomoney Dance Hit Maker Arrested!

THE JUICE WITH JEM   Rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested yesterday as part of "a long-term NYPD investigation."  Apparently, police believe that he was involved in shootings and drug trafficking. He was reportedly booked on "gang conspiracy" charges.   More details...

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John Holt To Be Laid to Rest in Jamaica!

G98.7FM Entertainment News   Reggae legend John Holt has returned home.   The body of the late singer arrived at Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston last night. His nephew Tex Gallimore, who was also his road manager, was at the airport to retrieve...

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Marcia Strassman Dead at 66

THE JUICE WITH JEM   Marcia Strassman, actress best known for on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," died on Friday after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 66 years old.   Strassman had numerous roles on television and in film during her five-decade...

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