Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 09:16:54 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 23 2016 12:46:57 PM CDT

With the death of former A Tribe Called Quest rapper Phife Dawg at age 45 on Wednesday, take a look at him and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

Shannon Hoon - celebs died too young
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Shannon Hoon, the frontman and lead singer of the band Blind Melon, died Oct. 21, 1995, of a cocaine overdose at age 28 in New Orleans.

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