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A very well-known writer Greg Tate is no more and he, unfortunately, passed away at the age of 64. The sudden demise of Tate has already shattered many people who know him. He was a very popular writer who was well-known for his excellent writing skills. On 7th December 2021, the news was confirmed by Duke University Press spokeswoman Laura Sell.
So far, many people paying tribute to the legendary writer and shared their memorable memories with Greg on several social media platforms. We are very upset to hear about this unfortunate news and praying for his resting soul.
What Was Greg Tate Cause of Death?
All his friends and family members pay tribute to him but his cause of death is still unknown. After the news of his sudden demise hit the internet, MSNBC contributor and New Yorker magazine staff writer Jelani Cobb also shows his condolences to the family of the deceased and wrote a very heartfelt tweet that “Flyboy in the Buttermilk is a clinic on literary brilliance”.
Currently, various social media platforms are filled with lots of messages and heart-touching tributes to Greg Tate. His family members are going through a very tough time in which they can’t able to control themselves to remember the memories with Greg.
Let us tell you that Greg was born on 15th October 1957 and he was a critic of the newspaper, The Village Voice. Later, he put his emphasis on African-American music and culture. Let us also tell you that Flyboy in Buttermilk: Essays on Contemporary America included 40 of his works for the Voice.
How Did Greg Tate Die?
Along with it, he was also known as the founding member of Black Rock Coalition and Burnt Sugar’s leader. Talking about his birthplace, he was born in Dayton, Ohio but his family shifted to Washington, D.C. when he was just 13 years old. From a very early age, he trained himself to play guitar.
Along with it, he also studied journalism and film at Howard University. Let us also tell you that from 1987 to 2005, Tate was the staff writer for The Village Voice. His essay, Cult-Nats Meet Freaky Deke, reached a milestone in black cultural criticism.
Later, his works were published in Down Beat, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and more. Now, many people remember him because he passed away and left everyone in this world. The main cause of Greg Tate’s death has not been revealed yet but we will update all the information here when we get any.