Hip-hop singer John 'Ecstasy' Fletcher from '80s hip-hop group Whodini dead at 56

John “Ekstase” Fletcher, stigter van die hip-hop-groep Whodini uit die 1980's, is Woensdag oorlede 56, volgens 'n verklaring wat sy familie bekend gemaak het.

In die verklaring wat sy dood bevestig, daughter Jonnelle Fletcher called hima most endeared, generous, and sincere soul.
John ‘EcstasyFletcher was a beloved man, the life partner to Deltonia and ex-husband to Carla, twin brother to Joseph, kunstenaar, vriend, and lifetime performing partner to the Legendary Jalil of Whodini,” lui die verklaring.
Please send love and prayers to our family, and with open hearts we ask the ancestors to cover his soul in peace and tranquility. Play his music if it moves you, and know he’ll be hearing you on his way home this day, Dec 23rd.
    Portrait of members of the American Hip-hop group Whodini, Jalil Hutchins (links) and John Fletcher (aka Ecstasy) as they pose backstage at the UIC Pavilion, Chicago on October 20, 1984.

    Whodini was known for its singles like “Vriende” en “Freaks Come Out at Night.
    Hip-hop musician Ahmir Khalib Thompson, better known as Questlove, tweeted his condolences on Wednesday.
    One Love to Ecstasy of the Legendary #Whodini. This man was legendary and a pivotal member of one of the most legendary groups in hip hop,” Thompson wrote.
      Jermaine Dupri remembered Fletcher on Twitter, skryfwerk, “thank you for every word, every conversation every good time, may your soul Rest In Power.
      Fletcher’s cause of death is unknown at this time.

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