John Singleton has been taken off of life support just 12 days after suffering from a stroke on April 12th, 2019. Later into today he unfortunately passed away, age 51, he is survived by his 5 children. Singleton is the director behind classics like Boyz n the Hood (1991), Poetic Justice (1993), Higher learning (1995) and Baby Boy (2001). Mr. Singleton made history back in 1991 by becoming the youngest person to be nominated for the Best Director Academy Award along with being the first African-American to be nominated. A huge loss today for the film and Hip-Hop culture, today we say thank you John Singleton for all you have done for film, may you Rest In Power.