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Despite allegations that blues legend B.B. King was poisoned to death by close associates, a coroner’s investigation has found no evidence of foul play, Reuters…

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The mood around B.B. King‘s death was soured even further when his daughters brought up the possibility that he was poisoned. Today (July 13), rules that possibility out, according to Billboard. A coroner declared that the cause of death was Alzheimer’s disease combined other physical conditions — not poison. The announcement closes the investigation after King’s death on […]

Two of B.B. King’s daughters Karen Williams and Patty King recently came forward to confess their belief that their father was murdered. They claim to have been prevented from visiting their ailing father while his business manager LaVerne Toney and personal assistant Myron Johnson abused him. “I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administered […]

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If you’ve been awake and cognizant over the past 10 years, you know that high-profile celebrity deaths are often followed with tons of drama. It looks like B.B. King, who passed away on May 14 from diabetes complications, will be your latest example. His daughters Karen Williams and Patty King believe their father was poisoned. They […]

B.B. King will be laid to rest next week in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi, according to Billboard. The publication reports that King’s body will be flown to Memphis, Tennessee where organizers are gearing up for a musical tribute to the legendary blues singer. The event is scheduled to take place at 11 am next Wednesday […]

The Rolling Stones participated in a Q&A session over Twitter yesterday (May 18). Fans chimed in and asked the rock collective a wide variety of questions, with one fan asking frontman Mick Jagger who his favorite rappers are. His answer? “My favorite rappers are Vybz Collins, I like him, and I guess Jay Z,” Mick […]

A public viewing for legendary blues musician B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas this coming Friday (May 22), according to reports on Billboard. B.B. King passed away late last Thursday at the age of 89. It has since been learned that King died of “a series of small strokes attributable to his longstanding battle with […]

Earlier this week, the world shook as we all learned legendary blues singer/guitarist B.B King passed away at the age of 89. Now, Coroner Fudenberg reveals King’s cause…

It is a sad day for music lovers as news broke early this morning about the passing of B.B. King. He is without a doubt one of the most influential guitar players of all time, having impacted generations of musicians inside and outside of the blues. King is often ranked with the likes of Chuck Berry […]

Following the sad news of B.B. King’s passing during the early hours this morning, various hip-hop artists have been taking to social media to react to the news and offer their own respects to the legendary ‘King of the Blues.’ King’s influence on music is beyond measure, from rock music’s baselines to the funk stylings […]