List of popular musicians that lost their lives within the past decades

List of popular musicians that lost their lives within the past decades

Tupac Amaru Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly referred to as 2pac, was an Afro-American rapper and actor. He was one in every of the foremost influential and talented rappers of all time. He was born on the 16th of June 1971, and was assassinated on the 13th of September 1996.

Christopher George Latore Wallace ( Notorious B.I.G )

Christopher George Latore Wallace, who goes the name by The Notorious B.I.G, he was an American rapper and songwriter. He was born on the 21st of May 1972, and was Assassinated on the 9th of March 1997.

John Winston

John Winston was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist,  he was a co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles.
He was born on the 9th of October 1940, and assassinated on the 8th of December 1980.

Bob Marley

Robert Nesta Marley, was a Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician. He was one among the reggae legend in Jamaica.
He was born on the 6th of February 1945 and met his death on the 11th of May 1981.

Lucky Dube

Lucky Philip Dube was a South African reggae musician and Rastafarian. He was South Africa’s best & biggest-selling reggae artist. Dube was murdered in Johannesburg on the 18th of October 2007.

Ras Kimono

Ras Kimono was a Nigerian reggae artist who came into the limelight of  Nigerian music scene in 1989. He was born of the 9th of May 1958 and met his death on the 10th of June 2018.

Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a Nigerian talented musician, who specialises in playing different quite instruments, a legend in Afrobeat music and also somebody’s rights activist. He was born on the 15th of October 1938 and died on the 2nd of August 1997.

XXXTentacion

Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, who goes by the pseudonym XXXTentacion was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He was born on the 23rd of January 1998, and was killed on the 18th of June 2018.

Juice Wurld

Jarad Anthony Higgins, popularly referred to asJuice Wrld, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. He was born on the 2nd of December 1998 and died of seizure on the 8th of December 2019.

Pop Smoke.

Bashar Barakah Jackson, called Pop Smoke, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He was on the 20th of July 1999 and met his death on the 19th of February 2020.

Amy Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclecticmixture of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues and jazz. She was died on the 23rd of July  2011.

Nipsy Hussle

Ermias Joseph Asghedom, called Nipsey Hussle, was an American rapper, activist, and entrepreneur. He was killed on the  31st  March 2019.

Young Greatness

Theodore Joseph Jones III, known by hisanonym Young Greatness, was an American rapper. He died on the 29th of October 2018.

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