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The Roots Bassist Leonard Hubbard Dies Aged 62

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The Roots have taken to their Instagram and shared the news that their former bassist has passed away at the age of 62. 

The band have paid tribute to Leonard Hubbard through a heartfelt post on their Instagram page which reads:

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we say goodbye to our brother Leonard Nelson Hubbard. May your transition bring peace to your family to your friends to your fans and all of those who loved you.”

 

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Leonard  played bass for the Hip-hop collective between 1992 and 2007 as that was when he received a diagnosis of blood cancer.

Rest in Peace, Leonard.

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