celebrity deaths

From Phife Dawg to Prince, here are the celebrities we lost in 2016.

“All of his organs failed but his HEART wouldn’t stop beating. For 30 minutes...his heart just keep beating," his daughter revealed.

The legendary boxer died from respiratory illness complicated by his Parkinson’s disease.

The source, who is unnamed, said it is not clear if the opioid "caused or contributed to the musician's death."

Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.

The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, chef Ray Roberts told the AP. He was also fighting off "waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs."

A year after Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious and face down in the bathtub of her Atlanta, Georgia townhouse, fans, relatives, and admirers alike are still awaiting details about just what happened to the 22-year-old daughter of pop diva Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.

As 2015 comes to a close, NewsOne remembers the entertainers, the influencers, the activists and the legends we lost this year.

UPDATED 6/12/14, 1:15 P.M. EST: From the AP: NEW YORK — Her long career brought her an Oscar nomination at age 83 for best supporting…