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

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This Is a list showing some of the popular music artist that list their lives in the last decades.


Tupac Amaru Shakur, known famous by his stage name 2Pac, was AN american rapper and actor. thought of by many to be one among the foremost influential rappers of all time.

Born: sixteen June 1971

Assassinated: thirteen September 1996

Notorious BIG

Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name The Notorious B.I.G., was an American rapper and songwriter.

Born: 21 may 1972

Assassinated: 9 March 1997

John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles.

Born: 9 October 1940

Assassinated: 8 December 1980

Bob Marley

Robert Nesta Marley, OM was a Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician. He is also considered one of the pioneers of reggae.

Born: 6 February 1945

Died: 11 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.

Born: 3 August 1964

Died: 18 October 2007

Ras kimono

Ras Kimono was a Nigerian reggae artist whose debut album Under Pressure, led by the single "Rum-Bar Stylée", was a big hit in the Nigerian music scene in 1989.

Born: 9 may 1958

Died: 10 June 2018


Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre and human rights activist.

Born: 15 October 1938

Died: 2 August 1997


Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, known professionally as XXXTentacion, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Born: 23 January 1998

Assassinated: 18 June 2018

Juice wrld

Jarad Anthony Higgins, known professionally as Juice Wrld, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois.

Born: 2 December 1998

Died: 8 December 2019

Pop smoke

Bashar Barakah Jackson, known professionally as Pop Smoke, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

Born: 20 July 1999

Died: 19 February 2020

Amy winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues and jazz.

Born: 14 September 1983

Died: 23 July 2011

Nipsy Hussle

Ermias Joseph Asghedom, known professionally as Nipsey Hussle, was an American rapper, activist, and entrepreneur.

Born: 15 August 1985

Assassinated: 31 March 2019

Young greatness

Theodore Joseph Jones III, better known by his stage name Young Greatness, was an American rapper.

Born: 19 September 1984

Died: 29 October 2018

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