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Daryl Coley: Gospel Great Dead At 60

The entertainment industry mourns the death of Grammy-nominated Gospel great, Daryl Coley. The 60-year-old vocal wonder was an innovator in Gospel Music, known for his intricate vocal riffs and jazz-like arrangements. Known as “a singer’s singer,” Coley had been off ...
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Prince Protégé Vanity: Dead At 57

Singer Vanity has died. The Prince protégé and lead singer of the 1980’s girl group Vanity 6 was 57-years-old. Vanity, whose real name was Denise Katrina Matthews, passed after battling sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis—an inflammation of the small intestines. The singer ...
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Andraé Crouch: Music Legend Dead At Age 72

Gospel music legend Andraé Crouch has died at age 72. The Grammy-winning artist was an accomplished singer, songwriter and arranger passed after being hospitalized at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, Calif. on Thursday evening. He had been hospitalized since ...
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Ruby Dee: Famed Actress Dead At 91

Legendary stage, TV and film actress Rudy Dee has died at age 91. The SAG Award-winning actress died from natural causes at her home in New Rochelle, NY surrounded by her family. A civil rights activist and pioneer for African-American ...
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Maya Angelou: American Treasure Dead At Age 86

Renowned poet, novelist, educator and actress Maya Angelou has died. She passed at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. her publicist, Helen Brann has confirmed. Born Marguerite Ann Johnson, Angelou is best known for famed literary works like “I Know Why the ...
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NELSON MANDELA: Dead At 95

Iconic civil rights leader Nelson Mandela has died. The former South African president and anti-apartheid hero was 95. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father,” said South African President Jacob Zuma. It has been ...