In a tweet posted Friday, Sharpton said Markie "touched the world with his infectious smile, amazing energy, and Hip-Hop hits."
DMX, whose birth name was Earl Simmons, was hospitalized last week after suffering an apparent drug overdose and heart attack at his home in White Plains.
"He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth. I am in disbelief and hurting everywhere."
Demetrios 'Big Nick' Imirziades, better known as the founder, longtime owner and namesake of iconic Upper West Side mainstay Big Nick's Burger and Pizza Joint, died on Wednesday
Tom Wolfe, the debonair essayist and author of landmark non-fiction and novels including 'The Right Stuff' and 'Bonfire Of The Vanities' who also helped create the immersive New Journalism literary movement, has died.
Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama on April 28, 1926, and published her famed novel in 1960.
Grant ignited rage for his incendiary comments on race and paved the way for shock jocks and conservative talking heads like Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck.
There are many, many 'cops and lawyers' television shows, but as far as we know there has only been one show set in a Manhattan night court, Night Court (cue the best theme song ever).
Schmear some cream cheese out, Murray Lender has died. Whatever you think of frozen bagels (and we've certainly got issues) many Americans wouldn't even know the joy of the bagel were it not for Lender.
The longtime artistic director who first pioneered the usage of creative album cover art has died: "When you look at your music collection today on your iPod, you are looking at Alex Steinweiss's big idea."
Tom Snyder died today, at age 71, after losing a long battle
Crikey! Steve Irwin, best known as the Crocodile Hunter, was killed by
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