2/11/1942 - 4/5/2016
1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Leon Haywood
Leon Haywood, a velvety-voiced R&B singer-songwriter known best for his 1970s single "I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You," died Tuesday, according to multiple news sources, including Rolling Stone and The Associated Press. Haywood was 74.
The death in Los Angeles was verified by Haywood's godson Darnell Price, a rapper who goes by the name OG Cuicide. The cause of death was not announced.
Haywood's hit was sampled on "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang," Dr. Dre's duet with Snoop Dogg. 50 Cent...