Major Van Winkle a young, up and coming rapper from Philadelphia, PA. whose first song was C’est La Vie has died ., according to a statement posted online on September. 16, 2020.
The Hooters confirmed his death in a social media post.
Our hearts are broken with the sudden passing of Major Van Winkle, son of Don Lee Van Winkle and the late Kathy McDonnell. We mourn this unimaginable loss from such a loving, generous, and musically creative family. Please keep them all in your thoughts and prayers. Major’s powerful voice and charismatic presence will echo on in the garden of our dreams.
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Damn @MajorVanWinkle Rest Easy.
Had the pleasure of sharing the stage with you multiple times. You & ur father calmed my nerves before my first show at the TLA, and were there to critique me to be better. admired your music, talent, and you as a person. Prayers 🙏🏼😭
— MCHALE (@mchalebeats) September 16, 2020
Vera Minot wrote
Caroline this is beautiful. What an homage – I feel your pain and your love in equal parts, and I’m so sorry you’ve lost someone so special.
Destiny Moon Bill Howe wrote
Such a beautiful honoring tribute! Such love. Sending you heartfelt love and hugs to you♥️
Joshua Alexander wrote
Wow. I hope that we can all find one person like that in our lifetimes and be that person for someone else.
Julie Hawk wrote
Lovely words. I’m sorry they come from pain. May the bitterness of the loss fade into the sweetness of the memories quickly. *Hugs*
Megan Porter Southard wrote
I’m so sorry that you have lost such a bright light, Caroline. This is a beautiful tribute and I’m so glad that your comets crashed into each other .
Linda LoPresti wrote
Such a lovely remembrance. You’re right, it’s never easy. I do hope that the beautiful memories, with time, can begin to overtake the sad. xox
Linda McAdams wrote
Wow Caroline … your words and thoughts about Maj are loving, visceral and a testament to your friendship. We are all shocked and saddened by his passing. I can’t imagine the pain Winkle and his family are feeling. My heart is breaking for all of them…
Carol Buckley Frazier wrote
Wow Caroline! Just reading this makes my heart burst with sadness at this loss. I’m so sorry that those with such light leave way too early!
Ian Montgomery wrote
Oh I’m so sorry, Caroline. There is no greater tribute than the love that he clearly inspired in you and in many, many others, I’m sure. Big hugs.
Eric Nathan wrote
Moving sentiments. Sorry. Of all the things you do so well, writing is certainly one of them.