Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77

Family thanks all who have shared his unique musical journey after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attack Dr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said James Booker.

Nipsey Hussle’s activism lives on as merchandise orders pour in

Teams at the rappers Marathon Clothing store say soaring sales arent just about fashion: People are trying to change and thats what Nipsey pushed for The death last month of Nipsey Hussle, the Crenshaw-based rapper and community activist, prompted an outpouring of grief. Tickets for a Los Angeles the Marathon Clothing store in 2017. Since he was shot dead there on 31 March, at the age of 33, sales have soared. Outside the store last week, employees were busy fulfilling orders. Sales had increased at least 100%, I know for sure, said Boutabag Wicced, 32, who identified himself as a member of the Rolling 60s gang and said he had been involved with the store for more than a month. …