Famed jazz saxophonist David Sanborn, who has performed with Stevie Wonder, David Bowie and more, passed away May 12 from an extended battle with prostate cancer.

New York City streetball legend Corey Williams has passed away at the age of 46. Nicknamed “Homicide,’ Williams was known for his flashy on-court play and an outspoken sports commentator once he hung up his jersey. The NYC native died of colon cancer, as he’s been battling stage four of the disease. The DailyMail reports […]

While death is inevitably a part of life, that truth doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to those who have died in our Black culture. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black Folks Who We’ve Lost In 2024 appeared first on Black America Web.

Amanda and Supreme dedicate a special segment of "The Blackspin" to late hip-hop pioneer and mixmaster, DJ Mister Cee. The post Honoring DJ Mister Cee | The Amanda Seales Show appeared first on Black America Web.

OJ Simpson, the former NFL great who was infamously tried and acquitted of murdering his ex-wife, died from cancer on April 10.

DJ Mister Cee, born Calvin LeBrun, has passed away. He was 57. https://twitter.com/djmistercee/status/586213324360146944 “We have lost the iconic Mister Cee,” wrote Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg on X, formerly Twitter. “I listened to him yesterday and am in complete shock. He was a dear friend to all of us, a wonderful man, and one of the […]

  Renowned saxophonist Casey Benjamin Dies at 46 Casey Benjamin, the renowned saxophonist and founding member of the Robert Glasper Experiment, has passed away at the age of 46. There are currently no details regarding the cause of his death. Vernon Reid of Living Colour took to twitter to confirm the devastating news. In a […]

 Louis Gossett Jr., the first Black man to win a supporting actor Oscar and an Emmy winner for his role in the seminal TV miniseries “Roots,” 

Gylan Kain, a founding member of The Last Poets, has died at the age of 81 in the Netherlands according to a new report.

Jessica Pettway was an 'OG influencer,' engaging audiences even before the job had a name.

Anthony "Baby Gap" Walker, a core member of famed R&B/funk group The Gap Band, passed away March 4 in an Ohio hospital.

Groundbreaking rapper Boss, born Lichelle Marie Laws, and one the first female MC’s signed to Def Jam, has passed away. She was 54. https://twitter.com/bkbeachhouse/status/1767326112705560638 Bun B broke the news of her death when the Texas rapper shared his condolences on his Instagram. “Rest in peace to my big sis Lichelle Laws AKA Boss. One of […]