Why did Greg Tate die?

Greg Tate, one of the most incisive, insightful, and influential cultural critics of the past 35 years, has died. His publisher Duke University Press confirmed the author’s death to Rolling Stone, with Tate’s family adding that the critic died of cardiac arrest.

How old was Greg Tate when he died?

64 years (1957–2021)Greg Tate / Age at death
Greg Tate, a journalist and critic whose articles for The Village Voice, Rolling Stone and other publications starting in the 1980s helped elevate hip-hop and street art to the same plane as jazz and Abstract Expressionism, died on Tuesday in New York City. He was 64. His daughter, Chinara Tate, confirmed the death.

What is hip hop Greg Tate?

“Hip-hop is Ralph Ellison, who once said the blues is like running a razor blade along an open sore.” In this audio recording from the 1996 album Flippin’ the Script: Rap Meets Poetry released by Mouth Almighty Records, author and critic Greg Tate reads his poem “What Is Hip Hop?” The influential journalist and author …

Is Greg Tate dead?

December 7, 2021Greg Tate / Date of death

How old was Greg Tate?

64 years (1957–2021)Greg Tate / Age at death

Is Barry Harris still alive?

December 8, 2021Barry Harris / Date of death

Does Barry Harris have children?

He is survived by a daughter, Carol Geyer. [A Jazz Pianist Is Laid to Rest: The Times attended musical memorials for Barry Harris.] Barry Doyle Harris was born on Dec. 15, 1929, in Detroit, the fourth of Melvin and Bessie Harris’s five children.

What musician recently died?


Name Age Cause of death
Alan Merrill Arrows 69 COVID-19
Bill Withers 81 Heart complications
Cristina Singer with ZE Records 64 COVID-19
Adam Schlesinger Fountains of Wayne, Ivy 52 COVID-19

Is Barry Harris dead?

What rocker died recently?


Name Age Cause of death
Joe Diffie 61 COVID-19
Lou “L.A.” Kouvaris Riot 66 Unknown, likely COVID-19
Alan Merrill Arrows 69 COVID-19
Bill Withers 81 Heart complications

What artist just died 2021?

Drakeo the Ruler performs during Rolling Loud at NOS Events Center on December 12, 2021 in San Bernardino, California. Drakeo the Ruler, the lionized Los Angeles rapper best known for “Impatient Freestyle” and “Betchua,” among others, died on Dec.

How old is Barry Harris?

91 years (1929–2021)Barry Harris / Age at death

What rock and roll legend just died?

Tom Petty, iconic rocker and frontman for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, has died at 66.