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Troubled funk-music legend Rick James — best known for his hit song "Super Freak" — has died in Los Angeles. He was 56. No details of his death are yet known. Just two months ago, he accepted a lifetime-achievement award at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills.

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Troubled funk-music legend Rick James — best known for his hit song "Super Freak" — has died in Los Angeles. He was 56. No details of his death are yet known. Just two months ago, he accepted a lifetime-achievement award at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills.