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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

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Two daughters of blues legend B.B. King have leveled shocking claims that the musician was poisoned to death by his closest associates, reports CNN. The daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the accusations in separate, but identically worded, affidavits filed over the weekend, the cable news network writes. They accuse LaVerne Toney, King’s business manager, […]

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 of death. According to Complex: Dr. Darin Brimhall (King’s physician) and Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg (coroner in Las Vegas) told AP that King died of “a series of small strokes […]

Blues lost a legend this week. With less than 24 hours until HBO premieres their Bessie “Empress of Blues” Smith biopic, the music industry is devastated to learn that one of the greatest blues musicians of all time, B.B. King, died at the fruitful age of 89 yesterday. Over the course of his career, B.B. […]

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The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…

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Legendary blues musician B.B. King has died in Las Vegas, his attorney told the Associated Press late Thursday. The musician, dubbed ‘King of the Blues’ for his influence on the genre he dominated for nearly seven decades, died in his sleep at his Las Vegas residence, attorney Brent Bryson said. He was 89-years-old. The news comes […]

Paul McCartney has inspired many people around the world, and Kanye West is one of them. The legendary Beatles singer revealed that one of his group’s biggest hits, “Let it Be,” served as inspiration for Kanye’s “Only One” single. [Billboard] Lauryn Hill was forced to cancel her appearance in Nigeria, but to make up for it, the […]

B.B. King has reportedly been hospitalized in Las Vegas, after he suffered from a diabetes-related emergency. According to TMZ, the 89-year-old musical legend suffered from dehydration due to his Type II diabetes diagnosis, and was rushed to a Vegas hospital near his home in the city. The site reports: King’s rep tells TMZ … he […]