Boss, a pioneering rapper who was the first female emcee signed to the historic Def Jam Recordings music label, has died at 54. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black People Who Have Died This Year appeared first on NewsOne.

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.

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

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

Haskins was only 24 years old. He would have turned 25-years-old on May 3.


Former NFL player and coach Charley Taylor passed away Saturday at the age of 80. Taylor first joined the NFL in 1964, playing for the Washington team.

Elder was honored at the 2021 Masters as an honorary starter in the ceremonial first tee shot to begin the tournament.

The retired four-star general and former secretary of state passed due to COVID-19 complications, his family said.


Former 106.7 WTLC Program Director and personality Vicki Buchanon has passed away. Buchanon was the first female on-air personality in WTLC history, hosting Mornings and Middays for then-105.7 WTLC

Lons' struggle with addiction had been documented in numerous BET reality shows.

The director and auteur helmed films such as 'Posse,' Watermelon Man' and 'Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song.'

Willie Garson, an actor, famous for his character role on “Sex and the City,” has died at age 57.  Willie Garson’s son Nathen confirmed his father’s death and took to Instagram to inform the public of Willie Garson’s passing. “I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I’m so glad you got to share […]