-Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman, 29, and his wife Marie Wortman Goble celebrated the birth of their first child, Ruby Sioux Trohman, on April 24.

-DJ Rashad (real name Rashad Hanif Harden), who popularized the Chicago house music style known as footwork, died from apparent complications of a blood clot on April 26. He was 34.

-Vernon L. Slaughter, former vp black music marketing at CBS Records and later an entertainment lawyer at Greenberg Traurig and Patterson & Associates, died of kidney failure on April 22 in Phoenix. He was 63.

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