He was 24. Nicky da B, rising New Orleans bounce star, has died, Alison Fensterstock, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Our condolences go out to his family at this time.". "It is with heaviness in our hearts today that we confirm the passing of Nicky Da B. Nicky was a beautiful soul and we will always be grateful for his magnetic personality and loving spirit," his managment said in a statement. Hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs launched the political Our Black Party on Thursday. Single Reviews: Diplo Featuring Nicky Da B, 'Express Yourself,' and Others. With 33 candidates vying for four at-large seats on the seven-member Los Angeles Community College District board, the well-being and academic success of the state’s neediest college students are at stake. "He was definitely loved by many, all his fans, colleagues, family and friends," Big Freedia said Tuesday, when reached on the phone in Portland, Ore. Freedia and Katey Red, although only a few years older than Toney, grew up together during an era when gay men were not as readily accepted in the bounce music scene. No additional details are yet available. August Brown covers pop music, the music industry and nightlife policy at the Los Angeles Times. He was 24. Diplo and Lil Internet reacted to the sad news online as well with shock and remembrance: A daily briefing on what matters in the music industry, Ice Cube on Role in Developing Trump Campaign's 'Platinum Plan' for Black America | Billboard News, Billie Eilish Posts Racy Photo to Hit Back at Body-Shamers | Billboard News, Ariana Grande Launches Countdown to 'Positions', Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez Join Joe Biden, Encourage Latino Community to Vote, BTS Gives ‘Dynamite’ Performance at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards | Billboard News.

[8], "Why Nicky Da B's Death Will Be Felt Past New Orleans Roots", "Nicky Da B, Diplo's 'Express Yourself' Bounce Collaborator, Dead at 24", "Second line celebration for rapper Nicky da B set for noon Wednesday, Sept. 10", "Bounce rising star Nicky da B the latest tragic loss suffered by New Orleans rap", "Nicky da B, rising New Orleans bounce star, has died", "Bouncing Back: The Street Kings (and Queens) of New Orleans", "Nicky Da B, New Orleans Bounce Artist, Dead at 24", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nicky_da_B&oldid=879831336, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 January 2019, at 17:42. Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget and pop artist Becky G discuss how they maintain a successful relationship while juggling their respective careers. Written and directed by Rick Korn, the documentary “Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something” traces the singer-songwriter-activist’s life. Nicky Da B, one of the leading figures in the bawdy and joyful New Orleans “bounce music” scene, has died. [2], Nicky da B was born in 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana in a section of the Carrollton neighborhood known as Pigeon Town, in the city's 17th ward. Gloria Estefan and family make amends with her daughter’s coming-out journey. ", Other questions:subscriberservices@theadvocate.com. New Orleans bounce artist Nicky Da B has died, according to his management. The family later asked for help from fans in paying for his funeral,[2] which included a parade led by the TBC Brass Band in his Carrollton neighborhood. The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is 40840704K. Nicky da B, the young New Orleans bounce performer best known for his Diplo-produced 2012 track "Express Yourself," died on Tuesday (Sept. 2), his manager confirmed. Review: ‘American Utopia’ is a once-in-a-lifetime adaptation of David Byrne’s Broadway show. Nicky graduated in 2008 from West Jefferson High School and attended Delgado Community College. The bounce community will miss him. Toney's manager said he died after a brief illness. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. The artist came to prominence with his appearance on Diplo’s single “Express Yourself,” whose video showcased the raunchy, charismatic world of bounce music culture and dancing. A new episode of ‘Red Table Talk: The Estefans’ tells the story of Emily Estefan’s difficult coming out to her mother, singer Gloria Estefan.