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7 Great Black Musicians Who Died Before Age 30


1. Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Died at the age of 27.

2. Otis Redding (1941-1967)

Otis Redding was a legendary southern soul, soul blues, and rock musician. Otis Redding died at the young age of 26.

3. Tupac Shakur (1971-1996)

Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. Shakur died at the age of young age of 26.


4. Biggie Smalls (1972-1997)

Biggie Smalls was a hip hop music, hardcore hip hop, and East Coast hip hop musician. Biggie Smalls Died at 24.

5. Aaliyah (1979-2001)

A star in the R&B world before she was even out of her teens, Aaliyah’s promising career was tragically cut short by her death in a plane crash at age 22.

6. Robert Johnson (1911-1938)

Robert Johnson is the most legendary of Delta blues singers. He was also a rock and country musician. Johnson died at 27.

7. Frankie Lymon (1942-1968)

Franklin Joseph “Frankie” Lymon was an African-American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, best known as the boy soprano lead singer of the New York City. Lymon died at the age of 25.




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