Sadly, another R&B legend is gone.
Natalie Cole, the multi-Grammy winning daughter of Nat King Cole has died. Cole passed away at Cedars Sinai Hospital in LA Thursday evening at the age of 65 following a long-time battle with illness, Publicist Maureen O'Connor confirmed.
Remembered for her alluring golden colored cat eyes just as much as for the music, Cole made classics of such songs as "This Will Be," from her first album "Inseparable." Her career took form in the 70s and thrived for decades after, yielding timeless signature slow jams such as “I’ve Got Love on My Mind” and “Our Love.” Although she continued her father's music legacy Cole battled drug addiction along the way.
Through technology Cole joined her father on a duet on the classic "Unforgettable." Her mother Maria Hawkins Ellington was also a singer with the Duke Ellington Orchestra singer.Last night, their souls became inseparable through death.
Cole kindly gave…