The Roots Manager Richard Nichols Dies From Leukemia, Questlove, Phonte, Talib Kweli + MORE React

(AllHipHop News) Yesterday (July 16th) news surfaced that The Roots longtime manager Richard Nichols had passed away due to unknown reasons while conflicting reports claimed he was terminally ill and not yet dead. However, it was confirmed later today (July 17th) that Nichols has passed away as a result of a long standing fight with leukemia.

Questlove_July17 Nichols has not only been The Roots manager for over 15 years but has had an executive producer credit on every one of The Roots albums over the last 21 years. AllHipHop shares their condolences to The Roots and Nichols’ family.

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