Wednesday, June 09, 2004

This day in hip hop/urban history:The tragedy of Richard Pryor

This day in 1975 (June 9) was not a good one for Richard Pryor. He was trying to freebase cocaine and burnt half of his body. I always heard that story about him, but never really gave any thought to when it happened. That was only the first of the many tragic misfortunes (such as bad movies and disease)of Richard Pryor.

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