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Nicky Da B, New Orleans bounce artist, dies at 24
Nicky Da B, New Orleans bounce artist, dies at 24

Nicky Da B, one of the leading figures in the bawdy and joyful New Orleans "bounce music" scene, has died. He was 24.  His management team confirmed the death of the artist, born Nickesse Toney, to Pitchfork on Tuesday. A cause of death was not immediately made public. "It is with heaviness in our hearts today that we confirm the passing of Nicky Da B," his management team said in a statement. "Nicky was a beautiful soul and we will always be grateful for his magnetic personality and loving spirit. We were inspired by his talent as much as his tireless optimism, compassion and humility. Our condolences go out to his family at this time." The...

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