It is with great sadness that we announce Prince Philip has died at 99 years old. Prince Philip is survived by his four children, eight grandchildren as well as ten great-grandchildren, and 2 more great-grandchildren on the way. The commonwealth and the entire world are feeling the great loss. Our hearts are with Her Majesty and the entire Royal family.
Buckingham Palace has just released a statement that reads: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."
Celebrity Deaths 2021 In Memoriam
DMX, the Grammy-nominated rapper, passed away in hospital on April 9, one week after suffering a heart attack. His family confirmed the tragic news to People magazine. He was 50.
DMX, born Earl Simmons, burst onto the hip-hop scene in the late 1990s with a string of five consecutive No. 1 albums, topping both the Billboard 200 and R&B charts. His best-selling records were his debut It's Dark and Hell Is Hot and ... And Then There Was X, while the singles "Party Up (Up in Here)" and "X Gon' Give It to Ya" were among his most popular tracks. His eighth and final album came out in 2015.
Per a statement released by the hospital where he was treated, Simmons suffered "a catastrophic cardiac arrest" on April 2 and "passed away peacefully with family present" one week later on April 9. He's survived by his children. May he rest in peace.