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

ジョン “EcstasyFletcher, founder of the 1980s hip-hop group Whodini, died Wednesday at 56, 彼の家族が発表した声明によると.

In the statement confirming his death, 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, アーティスト, 友達, and lifetime performing partner to the Legendary Jalil of Whodini,” ステートメントは読みます.
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 (左) 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 “友達” そして “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, 書き込み, “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.