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Director John Singleton Passes At Age 51

Hollywood has suffered a great loss in the movie industry, director John Singleton passed away at age 51.

After suffering from a major stroke which lasted for 2 weeks. The director who is known for his famous works; Boyz N Hood, Snowfall, Poetic Justice among others.

The first youngest African American film-maker to have been entered for the category- and the youngest person ever.

He broke bounds with his movies, Boyz N Hood was a masterpiece, which he wrote the original screenplay. Though, he didn’t win Singleton left audiences reeling.

Singleton, later followed-up, again as writer-director, confirmed his seriousness. Poetic Justice (1993), played by iconic celebrities; Including Janet Jackson & Tupac Shakur, also poems contributed by the Late. Maya Angelou.

The film maker was taken off life support this Monday, in a statement put out by his family;

“Agonizing decision, one that our family made over number of days with the careful counsel of John’s doctors”.

The statement noted the career of singleton, and noting that the filmmaker struggled with hypertension, which researchers note affects more than 40% of Africa American men and women.

The Singleton family encouraged people to learn about the symptoms by going to Heart.org the site for the American Heart Association.

Celebrities and fans have sent their love and prayers to his family;

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