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September 29, 2018 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rapper Kanye West announces on Twitter he is changing his name to Ye

Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West

Deaths in Music

  • James "Big Jim" Wright, American Grammy and Dove Award-winning keyboardist, composer, arranger, and record producer (Sound of Blackness; Mariah Carey) dies at 52
  • Otis Rush, American blues musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), dies from complications from an earlier stroke at 83
2018 in Music