R.I.P. Singer Of 90s Group The Rude Boys Dies, See Group Members’ Tribute

Posted On : October 19, 2016

Sad news to report ILOSM family, Larry “Bingo” Marcus, one of the members of the 90’s group, The Rude Boys, has passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

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Here’s a quick reminder (for those who need it) of who The Rude Boys are. They had radio on fire back in the day with their hit, “Written All Over Your Face” ft. Gerald Levert…

RUDE BOYS “IT’S WRITTEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE”

And they also hit us with slow jams like “Are You Lonely For Me.” They were discovered by the late, great, Gerald Levert, and they come from the era when R&B still had real groups, who actually knew how to SANG (not sing, but SANG!) on top of REAL music.
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The details on Larry’s death are sketchy, basically there are none, but we do know he had been hospitalized prior to his passing.
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Rude Boy member, Joey Beanz Little III, posted the touching photo collage above, in honor of his friend, Larry. Joey’s caption read:

😢Today is a VERY HARD DAY… But a Better day for A Mentor,Brother,Friend and my fellow Rude Boy member Larry Darnell Bingo Marcus who has transitioned and transcended…. He prepared me to be ready for success and he helped me reached my dreams and goals… I Love You Bingo and will never forget you… Hey Man “ITS WRITTEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE” RUDE BOYS 4 LIFE #JoeyBeanz #CasinoJoe #RudeBoys #RudeBoys4Life #Writtenalloveryourface

A fan on Facebook posted the last photos of Larry in public…

ONE OF LARRY “BINGO” MARCUS’ LAST PERFORMANCE WITH THE RUDE BOYS: “WRITTEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE” LIVE

The Rude Boys will pay Larry “Bingo” a musical send-off on Friday, Oct. 21st in Cleveland, OH at Take 5. Details below…
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OLD SCHOOL FUN FACTS ABOUT LARRY “BINGO”

– Larry was B.B. King’s cousin
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– In recent years he also had a foundation called The Larry “Bingo” Marcus Foundation, which sponsored school supplies giveaways for several local schools in Cleveland (the hometown of The Rude Boys).
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“Bingo” is gone from this earth way too soon and he is sorely missed by all the fans he touched and his friends and family. His untimely passing is another unfortunate reminder that life is not promised to any of us, so please ILOSM fam’ let’s do our part to take care of our health as best as we can and make sure that we cherish each day to the fullest and let’ not wait ’til it’s too late to let the ones we love know just how much we appreciate them.

Rest easy Larry “Bingo Marcus…gone but never forgotten.
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Let’s end this with some more of the beautiful music, Larry and his Rude Boys brothers have graced us with…

-ILoveOldSchoolMusic

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