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Gangsta Boo, a Memphis, Tenn. rapper and member of Three 6 Mafia, has died. She was found unresponsive at her home on Sunday (Jan. 1).

Big Scarr, a rapper affiliated with Atlanta mogul Gucci Mane and a relative of Pooh Shiesty, has reportedly died.

Kirstie Alley appeared on television and the big screen for more than three decades. She recently fought a short battle with cancer.

Irene Cara, an Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning singer and actress, has died at the age of 63.

Coolio, a West Coast rapper known for his Grammy Award-winning track "Gangsta's Paradise," has died. He was 59.

Jesse Powell found fame in the mid-1990s and notched his signature hit single "You" during this period. The Gary, Ind. native was 51.

M Lo, a Drill rapper from London, was shot and killed over the weekend according to reports. M Lo was just 29 years old.

Japanese fashion designer and founder of the namesake brand Issey Miyake has died. Issey Miyake was 84 at the time of his passing.

Busi Lurayi, full name Busisiwe Lurayi, had died. Lurayi starred in Netflix's comedy, 'How To Ruin Christmas.'

DJ 50 Grand, a DJ responsible for putting together The Notorious B.I.G.'s demo tape, has reportedly died at the age of 55.

Reports are scant at the moment but a fellow New Orleans artist made a tweet suggesting Skull Duggery passed away.

Tytyana Miller, the daughter of rapper Percy "Master P" Miller, has reportedly died. The 29-year-old battled substance addiction.