singer-songwriter, actor, producer
Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and producer. Hayes was one of the creative influences behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an in-house songwriter and as a record producer,...Wikipedia
Age: 65 (age at death)
Born: 20th August, 1942, Covington, Tennessee, U.S.
Died: 10th August, 2008, Place of Death
Height: Height Unknown
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Everybody gotta have a dream.
With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
There is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry towards religious beliefs of others begins. Religious beliefs are sacred to people, and at all times should be respected and honored. As a civil rights activist of the past 40 years, I cannot support a show that disrespects those beliefs and practices. - On why he quit "South Park" (1997) in 2006.
Elvis was a giant and influenced everyone in the business.
His performance as "Chef" in the TV series "South Park" (1997) was supposed to be a one-time event, but audience reaction was so positive, "Chef" became a regular character.
First African American composer to win an Oscar for Best Original Song (1972) for The Theme from Shaft (1971).
By WOODY BAIRD, Associated Press Writer MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Isaac Hayes apparently died of a stroke, officials with the sheriff`s department said Tuesday. The deep-voiced soul singer died Sunday after he was found unconscious at his Memphis residence. No autopsy was performed, but paperwork filed by Hayes` family physician, Dr. David Kraus, lists the cause of death as a stroke, sheriff`s spokesman Steve Shular said Tuesday. Deputies were among the emergency crews that responded after a 911 call, and sheriff`s department detectives were looking into the death.... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
According to the director of Bernie Mac’s last film “Soul Men,” the actor had quite the singing voice, which fans will be able to hear for the first time in the film.
Soul Men, also starring Samuel L. Jackson and Issac Hayes is slated for release later this year. The movie’s director Malcolm D. Lee says “He definitely can carry a tune. He does a great falsetto in the movie, and a baritone and alto as well. He has a range. He plays a range of emotions in the film as well as octaves."
According to E!, Mac and Samuel L. Jackson star... Read More
Posted by Ms_TeePooh 6 years ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Isaac Hayes, the baldheaded, baritone-voiced soul crooner who laid the groundwork for disco and whose "Theme From Shaft" won both Academy and Grammy awards, died Sunday afternoon after he collapsed near a treadmill, authorities said. He was 65.
Hayes was pronounced dead at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis an hour after he was found by a family member, the Shelby County Sheriff`s Office said. The cause of death was not immediately known.
With his muscular build, shiny head and sunglasses, Hayes cut a striking figure at a time... Read More
Posted by ANODRAC 6 years ago