The self-proclaimed ‘architect of rock-n-roll, Little Richard, who amassed a world-wide fan base during his over 65-year music career has died.
Known for his over-the-top flamboyant personality, pounding piano and catchy lyrics, music industry experts say Little Richard “irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America.”
The entertainment who gave such catchy tunes as “Tutti Fruitti” and “Good Golly Miss Molly” was 87.
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And, check out the Twitter tributes the the entertainment legend #LittleRichard.
R.I.P. Little Richard, December 5, 1932 – May 9, 2020. pic.twitter.com/e0ueQ5pJog
— Dust-to-Digital (@dusttodigital) May 9, 2020
Rest In Power, #LittleRichard🙏🏾
…RIP it up, and ball tonight🎵pic.twitter.com/0Z2HmzHZza
— The Empathy Guy⚾Tony Scruggs (@Ucla444) May 9, 2020
While working as an intern on the Arsenio Hall Show, I helped greet Little Richard when he arrived before this show. He handed me a bible, asked my name, then said, “Listen baby, I am the originator and architect of Rock and Roll.” That he was! pic.twitter.com/3sL3AF8EpD
— Malakhi Simmons (@malakinetics) May 9, 2020
— kingdomkhan (@kingdomkhan01) May 9, 2020
— Tweet and Shout ♪ (@TweetBeatle) May 9, 2020