R.I.P. Isaac Hayes (1942-2008)

The world loses a second African-American legend this weekend. Isaac Hayes has passed away at the age of 65 at his home outside Memphis, Tennessee. His wife found him unresponsive next to his treadmill this morning. He was later pronounced dead.

Hayes was a pioneering singer, songwriter and musician whose "Theme From Shaft" won Academy and Grammy awards. He was recently known as the voice of The Chef on television's South Park.


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