John Singleton, who at 24 became the youngest filmmaker to receive an Oscar nomination for screenplay and best film for the movie "Boyz N the Hood" will be taken off life support today after suffering a massive stroke last week according to NBC News.


When I tell you how legendary that movie is for me, first of all, I will annoy you if we were to watch this film together because I know the movie word for word!


Seeing how many careers he helped jumpstart including Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr, Morris Chestnut, and Regina King it makes this super sad.

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The 51-year-old director/ producer is behind great Hood Classics like "Poetic Justice" starring 2pac Shakur and Janet Jackson and "Baby Boy" starring Tariji P. Henson and Tyrese he also directed "2 Fast 2 Furious" and his latest Fox drama "Snowfall" was just renewed for a third season.

God bless his soul and his works will continue to live on.... here’s a classic scene from "Boyz N The Hood"

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