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How did Greg Tate die and what was his cause of death? Hip Hop Artist Dies at 64


How did Greg Tate die and what was his cause of death? Hip Hop Artist Dies at 64: Greg Tate is a musician and longtime Village Voice writer who chronicled black achievement in the arts and was acclaimed as a preeminent critic of hip-hop music and culture, he died on 7th December in New York City at the age of 64, the death was confirmed by Laura Sell. He was a publicist for his publisher, Duke University Press, the cause has not been disclosed as of this point in time, it is our humble advice to the users, not to disturb the family of the deceased, they must be going through a difficult time and it is better not to bother them in order to give them to settle and to gather their thoughts. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

Greg Tate

How did Greg Tate die?

He was better known as a journalist whose wide-ranging critical essays and interviews, primarily about Black Music, filmmaking, and art, in the year 1978, he joined the staff of the Village Voice, then a culturally influential weekly newspaper, he showed a vibrant flair for language, broad-reaching, allusion and observations on culture.

Mr. Tate told the Washington Times in the year 1992, “I am concerned about how black people express their humanity in the world, whether it be on the campus, on the page, or physically. I try to use whatever tools are critically available to me to try to understand that humanity.”

Greg Tate Death Cause

He ranged in a single essay from Louis Armstrong to Ice Cube to French theorist Jean Baudrillard to Picasso and blues singer Bessie Smith without sounding pretentious, uncensored, the rapid-fire style which was unique to him, he has been loved by many for the way he cared for his art.

He stated in one of the interviews, “I was trying to literally approximate music on the page,” he further stated this to the Los Angeles Review of Books, “It’s all about the sound and the fury. And, because I was writing for The Voice, I was encouraged to be as loud and critical and vulgar as possible. To just be explosive.”

It seems like there are tributes all over the internet for the man who has done so much in his career, people seem to be in despair and it shows how much he connected with the people, he was a true artist and he is always going to be remembered as a legend, our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of the deceased, may his soul rest in peace.

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Charitarth Ahlawat
Charitarth covers politics, crime, and entertainment stories throughout the state of West Bengal and North-East India. As a tri-lingual correspondent, he caters to Get India News.


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