Pop, Hip-Hop and Rock Star Deaths in 2021


Eric Wagner - lead singer with doom-metal band Trouble

Charlie Watts - Rolling Stones drummer, member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Chuck E. Weiss - singer-songwriter, subject of Rickie Lee Jones song

Andy Williams - Casting Crowns drummer

Mary Wilson - The Supremes singer/co-founder 

Ronnie Wilson - The Gap Band co-founder, keyboard player and singer

WizDaWizard (nee Wisdom Williams) - South Florida rapper

Woadie2Live - Dallas-area rapper



Sophie Xeon - trans EDM artist-producer

Rusty Young - Poco pedal-steel guitaris/singer

Wanda Young (a.k.a. Rogers) - singer with the Marvelettes

Young Dolph (nee Adolph Thornton Jr.) - Memphis rapper

YNT Juan (nee Juan Garcia) - Connecticut rapper


2021 total: 198

This article was originally posted on January 25, 2021. It's regularly updated.


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Steve Bloom

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