Soul legend Charles Bradley has passed away at 68 from cancer.
The singer, known as the “Screaming Eagle of Soul”, who impersonated James Brown before his career took off in the early 2000s was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2016.
“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Charles Bradley. Mr. Bradley was truly grateful for all the love he’s received from his fans and we hope his message of love is remembered and carried on,” read a statement on Bradley’s Facebook page. “Thank you for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”
Members of the music community have taken to social media to pay tribute to the star.