The former Marine Corps drill instructor made a career out of playing military men.
New York-born MC was known for his smash hit “Flava in Ya Ear”.
Beloved Boston comic fought against child pornography and abuse.
“Ball of Confusion” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” singer was one day away from turning 75.
Masekela was an artistic force in the anti-apartheid movement.
A decade later, it’s still hard to believe he’s actually gone.
He was the last surviving member of the iconic band’s “classic” line-up.
Band member affectionately known as Ko-Gami (“The Little God”) succumbed to injuries from a fall.
Songwriter, flautist, and vocalist had been battling prostate cancer since 2013.
The professor and anti-apartheid activist was also a member of the African National Congress liberation movement.
Accomplished animator also worked on Bobby’s World, Garfield and Friends, and He-Man.
The viral phenomenon helped raise about $200 million for ALS research.