Obituaries

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

Former Colts CB Found Dead At Age 35 Former NFL star cornerback Vontae Davis has been found dead in a Florida home at the age of 35. A death investigation is underway. According to property records, the home is owned by Adaline Davis, who is Davis’ grandmother. Police said that a male was found deceased at […] The post Former Colts CB Found Dead At Age 35 appeared first on 93.5 / 107.5 The Fan.

  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 an Supporting Actor Academy Award, has died at the age of 87.

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.

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

Hydeia Broadbent, one of the most notable voices in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic, passed away on February 20.

The news was confirmed online by Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta earlier today. Reid was with the Rockets for a decade and helped the team secure their first two spots in the NBA Finals.

Carl Weathers, best known for his role as Apollo Creed in the Rocky franchise and other roles in Predator, Action Jackson and The Mandalorian, has died at the age of 76. In a statement to Deadline, his family confirmed the news. We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Carl Weathers. He died peacefully in his sleep on […]

Urban One is saddened by the passing of Joe Madison who was the host of 'The Joe Madison Show' on WOL and WOLB...