John Witherspoon passed away suddenly on the 29th October at the age of 77. His death has sparked an outpouring of tributes from Hollywood and the world of hip-hop.
He was a comedian and actor who was loved by many, but the world of hip-hop held him particularly close. Witherspoon was featured in Chance The Rapper's album The Big Day on the skit track Photo Ops.
John also appeared in music videos like Jay-Z's 'I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)' as well as Field Mob's 'Sick Of Being Lonely', LL Cool J's 'Ain't Nobody', Goodie Mob's 'They Don’t Dance No Mo' and Hitman Sammy Sam's 'Step Daddy'.
Jay Z – I Just Wanna Love U feat. Pharrell Williams (2000)
John plays the nosy neighbor who can't stand the constant partying. Bang bang bang bang!
Field Mob – Sick of Being Lonely (2002)
Goodie Mob – They Don’t Dance No Mo (1998)
LL Cool J – Ain’t Nobody (1996)