Articles in the R.I.P. Category

Marvin Gaye Estate Secures Big Win After Appeals Court Upholds Earlier Verdict In “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit
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Posted in MXO Business Report, MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 24 August 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Victor Ochieng Posted August 24th 2018   MARVIN GAYE GOT TO GIVE IT UP VIDEO The Circuit determined that there was no abuse of power in the original trial and, therefore, all the decisions arrived at were upheld. “We conclude that the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying the Thicke […]

Date Set For Aretha Franklin’s Funeral In Detroit!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 21 August 2018
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TheGuardian.com Posted August 21st 2018   ARETHA FRANKLIN CALL ME VIDEO Funeral of soul singer will be held on 31 August in her home town, publicist says Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be held on 31 August in her home town of Detroit, her publicist has said. The late singer’s representative, Gwendolyn Quinn, was quoted by […]

Columnist, TV Host Dick Feagler Dies At 79!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 3 July 2018
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted July 3rd 2018   A titan of Cleveland journalism has died. In a career that spanned five decades, Dick Feagler was a columnist for the Cleveland Press and the Plain Dealer. On local television he was an anchor, a commentator, and a talk show host. “Got into this business because I wanted […]

R.I.P. Joe Jackson Dead At Age 89!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 29 June 2018
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NaturallyMoi.com By Susan Johnes Posted June 29th 2018   Joe Jackson, the man who literally brought talented siblings Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson passed away early Wednesday morning aged 89. Joe Jackson passed away early Wednesday morning at his hospice in Las Vegas, with his death occurring two days after Michael’s death date. TMZ reports that […]

A&E’s ‘Cultureshock’ Will Revisit Michael Jackson’s Last Days On The Ninth Anniversary Of His Death!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 22 June 2018
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EW.com By Aja Hoggatt Posted June 22nd 2018   A&E CULTURE SHOCK TRAILER It’s one of Hollywood’s biggest stories of the decade. Nine years after the tragic death of Michael Jackson, A&E’s Cultureshock is taking another look. As previously reported, A&E networks is premiering a six-episode original documentary series that will take an in-depth look at the […]

Remembering Disco Queen Donna Summer, The Voice Of ‘I Feel Love!’
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 16 May 2018
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Wired.com By Geeta Day Posted May 16th 2018   DONNA SUMMERS I FEEL LOVE VIDEO Donna Summer, the disco queen whose 1977 smash hit “I Feel Love” was nothing short of seismic in its impact on electronic music, died Thursday, May 17th 2012 of cancer at the age of 63. Produced by Giorgio Moroder and […]

Cleveland’s Iconic “Sax Man” Dies At 65!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 20 April 2018
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Ideastream.org By Meredith Garretson Posted April 20th 2018   SAX MAN PERFORMS Maurice Reedus Jr., the street musician whose saxophone playing was a downtown Cleveland staple, has died at age 65. His family said Reedus, the subject of a 2014 documentary film called “The Sax Man,” died in his East Side apartment over the weekend. […]

Possible Charges In Prince’s Death Could Be Announced!
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Posted in Lifestyle, MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 19 April 2018
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NBCNews.com By Alex Johnson Posted April 19th 2018   PRINCE DIRTY MINDS VIDEO A Minnesota prosecutor will announce the results of a two-year investigation. A Minnesota prosecutor will announce today whether anyone will be charged in the music superstar Prince’s drug overdose death in 2016. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz scheduled a news conference for […]

Martin Luther King Jr.: 50 Years Later!
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Posted in Education, R.I.P., Special Events on 4 April 2018
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TheNation.com By Michael K Honey Posted April 4th 2018   Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, a bullet robbed us of one of the great human-rights leaders of the 20th century. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, accelerated the racist backlash of the late 1960s. Along with the murder of […]

Linda Brown, Who Was At Center Of Brown v. Board Of Education, Dies!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education, R.I.P. on 28 March 2018
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NPR.org By Vanessa Romo Posted March 28th 2018 (PHOTO: LINDA BROWN ATTENDING (FORMER) SUMNER SCHOOL IN TOPEKA KANSAS)   Linda Brown, who as a schoolgirl was at the center of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that rejected racial segregation in American schools, died in Topeka, Kan., Sunday afternoon. She was 76. Her sister, Cheryl […]