Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2017

Toby Smith (left) with Jamiroquai. Jay Kay is wearing the hat.

Toby Smith

Band: Jamiroquai

Position: keyboardist/songwriter

Died: Apr. 11, 2017

Cause of death: cancer

Age: 46

Distinctions: Co-wrote many of Jamiroquai's songs with lead singer Jay Kay, including "Virtual Insanity" (No. 39, 1996).

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.