Born Mark Anthony Morales, Prince Markie Dee came to fame as a member of the seminal early 80's Rap group the Fat Boys, originally known as The Disco 3, alongside rapper Kool Rock Ski and beatboxing maestro Buffy aka The Human Beat Box, who unfortunately passed away in 1995.
With all the talk of ex-football players suffering from CTE and hurting others when they're not hurting themselves, we can't rule out the possibility that Jackson was suffering from the condition.
Twitter is also paying homage to Dustin Diamond and giving him his flowers for playing the lovable geek in the iconic NBC sitcom Saved By The Bell after it was announced he passed away after battle stage 4 cancer.
Rapper Double K, born Michael Turner, of Los Angeles-based Hip-Hop duo People Under the Stairs has passed away.
The announcement of Cicely Tyson's passing on Thursday (Jan.28) felt like a gut punch to the Black community, and reactions continue to pour in.
Beloved NBA analyst Sekou Smith has reportedly died of complications from COVID-19. He was just 48.
Actor Tommy "Tiny" Lister, fame for his role as Deebo on cult classic movie Friday has passed away. He was 62.
Actress Natalie Desselle-Reid, most known for her role opposite Halle Berry in the 1997 film B.A.P.S., has passed away. She was 53.
David Dinkins, New York City's first and only Black mayor, has passed away. He was 93.