What follows is not a real news article; nothing (that we know) happened to him.
Melle Mel is dead
Melle Mel, born on May 15, 1961 in New York, was an American singer, best known as a member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. He died on May 23, 2013 at the age of 52.
Tributes have poured in from across the world.