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Lovebug Starski, Inventor of the Term “Hip-Hop,” Passes Away at 57

Bronx emcee, DJ and rap pioneer Lovebug Starski has passed away at the age 57. According to reports, Starski died last night in Las Vegas from a sudden heart attack. He leaves behind a legacy that will live on forever.

His career ascended in the late ’70s under the tutelage of hip-hop luminaries Kool Herc & Grandmaster Flash and was lauded for his ab…

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Kenny Baker, The Original Artoo, Passes Away at 81

British actor Kenny Baker, best known for playing R2-D2 in the original Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at 81 years old. Once confirmed, his passing was met with widespread memorials from his costars and colleagues on social media. In addition to Artoo, Baker had roles in iconic films like Goonies, Labyrinth, Flash Gordon and many more.

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