American music stars died in Ballistic trauma

Here are 7 famous musicians from United States of America died in Ballistic trauma:

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur (June 16, 1971 East Harlem-September 13, 1996 Las Vegas) a.k.a. 2Pac, 2 PAC, Tupac Amaru Shakur, 2 Pac Fe. Dr. Dre, TuPac, Lesane Parish Crooks, Makaveli, 2pac (Makaveli the Don), 2 Pac Shakur or Pac was an American record producer, poet, songwriter, social activist, rapper, actor, dancer, screenwriter and writer.

Discography: 2Pacalypse Now, Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z..., Me Against the World, California Love, All Eyez on Me, How Do U Want It, R U Still Down? (Remember Me), Untouchable, Do for Love and Changes. Genres he performed include Gangsta rap, Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop and Political hip hop.

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Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 Washington, D.C.-April 1, 1984 West Adams) otherwise known as MarvinGaye, Marvin' Gaye, Marvin Gay, Marvine Gaye, Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr., Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Marvin Pentz Gay Jr., M. Gaye, Marvin P. Gaye or Prince of Soul was an American record producer, musician, singer-songwriter, composer, keyboard player and film score composer. He had three children, Marvin Pentz Gaye, Nona Gaye and Frankie Gaye.

His albums: That Stubborn Kinda Fellow, Moods of Marvin Gaye, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, That's the Way Love Is, Trouble Man, Here, My Dear, Midnight Love, Night Life, Compact Command Performances: 15 Greatest Hits and Dream of a Lifetime. Genres: Motown Sound, Funk, Pop music, Reggae, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Quiet Storm, Psychedelic soul, Doo-wop, Rock music, Disco, Dance-pop, Smooth soul, Jazz, Film score and Blues.

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Russ Columbo

Russ Columbo (January 14, 1908 Camden-September 2, 1934 Beverly Hills) also known as Colombo, Russ, Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolpho Colombo or Russ Colombo was an American singer and actor.

Russ Columbo became known for his smooth baritone voice and his romantic ballads. He started his career as a violinist and later transitioned to singing in nightclubs before signing with 20th Century Fox in 1931 to appear in films. However, his film career was cut short due to a tragic incident in 1934 where he was fatally shot by a friend while showing off a new gun. His legacy continued after his death with posthumous hits like "You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)" and "Prisoner of Love." He was also a pioneering force in the use of microphones in music recordings.

In addition to his singing and acting career, Russ Columbo was also an accomplished composer and songwriter, having written songs for popular films of the time. He is credited with co-writing the popular song "Too Beautiful for Words" for the 1934 film "Here Is My Heart." Columbo was known for his charismatic personality and was a favorite of both audiences and his fellow performers. He was often compared to fellow crooner Bing Crosby, who was a close friend of his. Despite his success, Russ Columbo's life was marked by tragedy, and his untimely death at the young age of 26 shocked and saddened the entertainment world. Nonetheless, his musical legacy lives on, and his influence on popular music continues to be felt today.

In addition to his musical and acting talents, Russ Columbo was also an accomplished athlete. He had a great passion for football and boxing, and was even offered a football scholarship to attend the University of Southern California. However, he declined the offer to pursue his career in music. Columbo was also skilled in horseback riding and hunting, and he often went on outings with his celebrity friends such as Bing Crosby and Carole Lombard.

Despite his short-lived career, Russ Columbo left an indelible mark on popular music of his time. He was one of the first artists to use microphones in music recordings, and his style of crooning led the way for other popular crooners like Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra. Columbo's romantic ballads also inspired a new genre of music that would later be known as "easy listening."

Although Russ Columbo's life was cut short, his musical legacy continues to inspire new generations of artists. He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970, and his recordings continue to be reissued and enjoyed by fans around the world.

In addition to his many musical accomplishments, Russ Columbo also had a luxurious taste for fashion and style. He was known for his well-tailored suits and elegant fashion sense, which helped establish him as a fashion icon of his time. He was often seen wearing his signature white hat, which became his trademark. His sense of fashion was so popular that he was even featured in fashion magazines of the day, cementing his status as a fashion icon.

Yet, despite his fame and fortune, Russ Columbo remained humble and grounded. He was known for his kindness and generosity, and often performed for charity events and hospital patients. He was also an animal lover and supported animal rights causes. His kindness and talent continue to serve as an inspiration to many individuals around the world.

Overall, Russ Columbo's impact on popular music, film, and fashion cannot be overstated. He left behind a legacy that continues to shape the entertainment industry to this day.

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Selena (April 16, 1971 Lake Jackson-March 31, 1995 Corpus Christi) also known as Selena - Entre A Mi Mundo, Selena Quintanilla, Selena Quintanilla-PĂ©rez, Selena Quintanilla Perez, Sel, Preciosa, Queen of Tejano, Buffy or La Reina de Tex-Mex was an American singer and actor.

Her albums: Ven Conmigo, Momentos intimos, Amor Prohibido, Exitos y Recuerdos, I Could Fall in Love, Ones, Live, The Last Concert, Entre a Mi Mundo, Selena and Selena Live!. Her related genres: Tejano music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Latin American music, Ranchera, Mexican cumbia, Latin pop, Contemporary R&B and Mariachi.

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The Notorious B.I.G.

The Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972 Clinton Hill-March 9, 1997 Los Angeles) also known as Notorious B.I.G., Notorious BIG, Notrious B.I.G, Notorious B.I.G, The Notorious B. I. G., Notorious B. I. G., Biggy Smalls, The Notorious BIG, Biggie Smalls, Christopher Wallace, Francis M.H., Christopher George Letore Wallace, Notorious B.I.G., The, Big Poppa, The Black Frank White, Frankie Baby, Christopher George Latore Wallace, B.I., The King of New York or King of New York was an American singer, record producer, songwriter, rapper, artist, composer, musician and music artist. He had three children, Christopher George Latore Wallace Jr., T'yanna Wallace and Christopher Wallace, Jr..

His albums include Notorious B.I.G., The Hits and Unreleased, Nasty Girl, Mo Money Mo Problems, Big Poppa, Best of Biggie Smalls, Duets: The Final Chapter, Born Again, Life After Death and Ready to Die. Genres related to him: Gangsta rap, East Coast hip hop, Mafioso rap, Hardcore hip hop and Hip hop music.

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Steven Fromholz

Steven Fromholz (June 8, 1945 Temple-January 19, 2014 Eldorado) otherwise known as Fromholz, Steven or Steve Fromholz was an American singer and actor.

His related genres: Outlaw country and Texas country music.

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Malcolm X

Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 North Omaha, Nebraska-February 21, 1965 New York City) also known as Malcolm Little, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcom X, Malcolm X - Pacifica Radio Archives, X, Malcolm, Detroit Red, El-Hajj Malik Shabazz 'Malcolm X', 'Red' or Red was an American writer, human rights activist and minister. He had six children, Ilyasah Shabazz, Qubilah Shabazz, Attallah Shabazz, Gamilah Lumumba Shabazz, Malikah Shabazz and Malaak Shabazz.

His most well known albums: No Sell Out.

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