R.I.P.- Former ‘Def Comedy Jams’ Host/Actor Ricky Harris Passes Away At 51

Posted On : December 27, 2016

**UPDATE: It’s now been reported that Ricky Harris sadly passed away from a heart attack. Continue reading for more details.***
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Sadly, we’ve lost yet another celebrity in 2016 ILOSM family. Comedian/actor, Ricky Harris passed on Monday, December 26 at the young age of 51.
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Many of you may remember when he made his mark as the host of Russel Simmons’ Def Comedy Jams back in the day. He also had many other roles in films such as Poetic Justice, Murder Was The Case, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Dope and many more; as well as several TV series, including Moesha, Everybody Hates Chris, and others. Ricky has also worked with several hip hop artists, including Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg.

MANAGER GIVES DETAILS ON RICKY’S DEATH

Via LA Times: Ricky Harris, a comedian known for both his racy stand-up act and his appearances in family-friendly fare such as the TV series “Everybody Hates Chris,” died Monday, his manager said. The cause was not immediately known. But Harris’ manager, Cindy Ambers of Art/Work Entertainment, said Harris had suffered a heart attack two years ago.

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RICKY HARRIS HOSTING “DEF COMEDY JAMS” (explicit language)

The world has just lost some of it’s joy and laughter without Ricky Harris here anymore, because he was hilarious. May his soul rest peacefully and our condolences to his loved ones.

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SNOOP DOGG'S EMOTIONAL TRIBUTE TO HIS "DEAR FRIEND" RICKY HARRIS

Snoop was one of the first celebrities to speak on Ricky's death Monday. They have been good friends since 1983 and Snoop took the news of his death hard. He's been flooding his social media outlets with tributes and great memories of Ricky ever since.

Todd and. Dick. Aka. Ricky harris. R. I. P. Damn we were so naturally funny 2gether since. 83

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