John Singleton, iconic film director, passes at the age of 51

John Singleton, director of multiple critically-acclaimed films, suffered a stroke on April 17, 2019. After almost 2 weeks of being in a coma, his family directed medical staff to remove Singleton from life support on April 29, 2019. He was 51 years old. Conflicting details surrounded the state of his health up until the time of his passing. Several news sources prematurely reported that Singleton had passed earlier in the day resulting in his publicist releasing a statement that he remained in a coma. His sudden illness and subsequent death…

Iconic film director, John Singleton, in critical condition

John Singleton, director of multiple critically-acclaimed films, suffered a stroke on April 17, 2019. Conflicting details surrounding the state of his health have been reported with his publicist releasing a statement on April 29 that Singleton remains in a coma. Having directed such iconic films as Boyz n the Hood, Poetic Justice, Higher Learning, Rosewood, and 2 Fast 2 Furious, he solidified himself as one of the most talented directors in Hollywood. His sudden illness comes as a shock to the arts community and many have come to social media…