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In Memory: Isaac Hayes, Legendary Soul Singer/Songwriter, Dies at 65

Isaac Hayes, best known for his Academy Award-winning theme from Shaft and his voice work for the character Chef on South Park, died Sunday at the age of 65. The soul singer was found unresponsive in his home and was later pronounced dead at a Memphis hospital. The cause of death has yet to be determined. Watch Hayes’ unforgettable "Theme from Shaft" that laid the groundwork for disco in the early ‘70s.

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Isaac Hayes, best known for his Academy Award-winning theme from Shaft and his voice work for the character Chef on South Park, died Sunday at the age of 65. The soul singer was found unresponsive in his home and was later pronounced dead at a Memphis hospital. The cause of death has yet to be determined. Watch Hayes' unforgettable "Theme from Shaft" that laid the groundwork for disco in the early '70s.