Notable People We Lost In 2016 was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

2. Shawty Lo

Shawty Lo

3. Gloria Naylor

Gloria Naylor

4. Rod Temperton

Rod Temperton

5. Bill Nunn

Bill Nunn

6. Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco

7. Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer

8. Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

9. Nate Thurmond

Nate Thurmond

10. Patt Smith

Patt Smith

11. Bernie Worrell

Bernie Worrell

12. Christina Grimmie

Christina Grimmie

13. Sean Rooks

Sean Rooks

14. Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice

15. Bryce Dejean-Jones

Bryce Dejean-Jones

16. Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur

17. Billy Paul

Billy Paul

18. Prince

Prince

19. Chyna

Chyna

20. Dwayne Washington

Dwayne Washington

21. Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts

22. Doug Banks

Doug Banks

23. Will Smith

Will Smith

24. Tray Walker

Tray Walker

25. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

26. Phife Dawg aka Malik Taylor

Phife Dawg aka Malik Taylor

27. Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan

28. Maurice White

Maurice White

29. Denise ‘Vanity” Matthews

Denise ‘Vanity” Matthews

30. Renee Angelil

Renee Angelil

31. David Bowie

David Bowie

32. Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole

33. Big Ang

Big Ang
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