The queen of soul, Aretha Franklin had fallen “gravely ill,” according to her friends and family.
According to various Instagram posts, Franklin’s family were “asking for prayers and privacy” as she battled an unknown illness.
We are so saddened to report that the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has sadly died at the age of 76. Further details to come. We pray for the family at this hour.
The legendary singer was diagnosed with cancer in 2010 and announced last year she was retiring from music.
Known for hits like Respect and Think, she had more than 20 US number ones over a career spanning seven decades.
She gave her final performance last November at a gala in New York.
May her soul rest in peace.
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