|Comedy legend Ricky Harris passed away.|
We lost a great entertainer. It was confirmed tonight that Ricky Harris passed away at the age of 54.
According to ComedyHype, Ricky Harris has reportedly passed away after suffering a heart attack.
Reports on the his now reported death are few but we have seen several of Harris’s friends confirm the unfortunate news. Harris’s resume extends to productions like Poetic Justice, Moesha, Tales From The Hood, and several projects with Snoop Dogg including film Boss’N’Up and the iconic voice-character DJ Eaz-E-Dick on Snoop’s previous albums. Harris has had his share of health scares; a few years ago he suffered a heart attack which came sudden as well. Comedians shocked by the news have took to social media to pay their respects to the comedy veteran.
Tributes come from some of the country's most notable entertainers and musicians who were friends with Ricky.
My favorite comic passed today! He never got his just due! But if u ever saw him gig u knew he was as good as it gets!#RIpRickeyHarris— DL Hughley (@RealDLHughley) December 26, 2016
Rest in Power Brother Ricky. pic.twitter.com/JnXGmX4Z0e— Eddie Griffin (@EddieGriffinCom) December 27, 2016
C u when I get there like we used to do in church on the east side tell Nate to hold my n… https://t.co/kTjQQJGIS2 pic.twitter.com/NiHKZp0FOX— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) December 27, 2016
Rip Ricky Harris 😡 pic.twitter.com/yJGUDLQHXY— DJ POOH (@DJPooh) December 26, 2016
RIP Ricky Harris. My friend, my first live comedy influence. You will be missed. pic.twitter.com/8KqiWVsxDY— Billy D. Washington (@BillyWashington) December 27, 2016
Damn, we lost Ricky Harris. The world is a little less funny today. RIP homie. pic.twitter.com/5AalZndlx2— Ice Cube (@icecube) December 27, 2016
RickyHARRIS got 1st light from @icecube @SIRJINX & US doin voices on AmerikkasMostWanted. We were all in resPEct to his ability. Tough year— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) December 27, 2016
Watch: A very emotional Snoop Dogg reacts to the death of Ricky Harris. pic.twitter.com/eBlLYbgXti— Hardys® (@HardysMedia) December 27, 2016
Check out some of Ricky's comedy and pay tribute to a man who had a dedication to the art and his family.