Hip Hop Celebs That Died Too Young

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Jam Master Jay

JMJ

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Jay, the deejay of the legendary rap group RUN DMC, was shot while deejaying an event. A shocking end for an artist not known to have many dealings in the shady side of hip hop culture.

Left-Eye

lisa-left-eye-lopes

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Lisa Left-Eye Lopes of TLC died in an auto accident in 2002. But as she might have put it “Energy never dies, it just transforms.”

Aaliyah

Aaliyah

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Aaliyah was taken from us in a plane crash in 2001. The R&B singer was just starting to establish herself as the queen of the genre and making a name for herself in Hollywood, as well.

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