Known for his work in The Drifters, Rudy Lewis was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was a rhythm and blues singer, and was found dead from a probable overdose.
The American soul-singer died at the age of 27 on March 14th, 1972. She died from complications with diabetes, which she had her entire life. She was posthumously nominated for a Grammy award in 2008.
The guitarist and vocalist for the punk band, The Minutemen, he was killed in a tragic car accident in 1985. He had a very distinctive sound, and will forever be greatly missed by punk-rock fans everywhere.
Zapata was the lead singer for the Seattle-based punk band, The Gits. She was murdered on her way home from a show in a truly horrifying act of evil. Her murder went unsolved for ten years before the killer was found. She was an iconic lead punk singer.
Randy "Stretch" Walker.
A close friend of Tupac Shakur, Randy “Stretch” Walker was a rapper and music producer. He was a member of the Live Squad, and was murdered on November 30th, 1995.