"The King of the Blues" 's illness was a concern to all his fans around the world after he canceled eight shows of his 2014 tour. Two weeks ago, the B. King announced on his website that he was home hospitalized as he was suffering from complications caused by blood pressure and diabetes in Las Vegas where he died in his sleep at the age of 89.
B.B. King's legacy is still alive and he is considered as one of the most influential blues guitarists of ALL TIMES. He brought a flair to blues as he broke into the mainstream and became an icon. He received several awards including 15 Grammy's, a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987, a Presidential Medal of Freedom, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, and many other awards ...
He has also been to Morocco in 2010 at one of the most renowned music festivals in the industry - Mawazine Festival - where he gave an unforgivable performance and touched the hearts of thousands and thousands of fans from different ages and races.
To know more about the B. legend and his career, make sure to watch the "B.B. King : The Life Of Riley" Documentary.