Rick James is dead!!!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Reverend G-Money, Aug 6, 2004.

  1. check cnn.com i just saw some breaking news...

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    RIP Rick, may you truly find peace now.
  3. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    I'm dead B***H!

    That sucks. RIP and in all of your funkiness.
  4. first reports are claiming "natural" causes too... wow... after all he put his body through he dies from "natural" causes...
  5. Didn't care for his music, but its still sad.

    On a side note, maybe dave chappelle's joke will finally die down...
  6. fastplant


    Sep 26, 2002
    Probably not. :(
  7. fatbassjazzer


    Feb 27, 2004
    That sucks. RIP. I really hope the joke dies down, its been killed.
  8. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    I guess all those years of EXTREME crack abuse finally caught up with him. RIP Rick. :(
  9. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    Rest In Peace Superfreak.
  10. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    what a bummer
  11. BaroqueBass


    Jul 8, 2000
    Salem, OR
    I dunno.. it said he was found by his "caretaker." If I ever have a caretaker at 56, I'd sure want to die.
  12. That sucks...i really digged his style. :( RIP
  13. Lackey


    May 10, 2002
    Los Angeles
    Huh, all I know about Rick James I learned from Dave Chappelle.....maybe I'll just skip the eulogy.

    Rest In Bass buddy....life is a fragile thing.
  14. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    "I was rick james, beeitch!"
  15. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Maybe now if any annoying kids go 'Im Rick James, beeyatch!' in school i can just be like 'stfu hes dead'.
  16. This is in deed sad news. I once read an interview w/ Rick James where he said that he would never call a woman a b**** or anything like that. He said to talk to a woman like that is like taking a step back in evolution, or something of that nature.
  17. However keeping a woman locked in your basement is a step forward... :confused:

    Find out what he went to prison for.

    Regardless, it's sad when someone dies young. There is a lesson to be learned though, loads of cocaine and crack aren't going to extend the life of your heart.
  18. Kavorka


    Mar 28, 2002
    Austin, Texas
    Rick's music was great and its a shame he dies so young. I don't know why people are picking on Dave Chappell, though. Apparently Rick liked him enough to want him to star in the Rick James movie.