20 April 2017 4:42 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Cuba Gooding Sr., soul singer and father to Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has died. He was 72. According to ABC7, Gooding was found dead in his car in Los Angeles on Thursday. The news outlet wrote that the fire department responded to the scene at around 1:00 p.m. Pt and attempted CPR but could not resuscitate him. While police are still investigating the cause of death, TMZ reported that it is a suspected overdose. Born in 1944, Gooding was best known as the lead singer of the soul group The Main Ingredient in the ’70s. Among the group’s hits were the songs “Everybody Plays. »

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