Anthony "AJ" Johnson (Photo Cred: Lipstick Alley)
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AJ JOHNSON has died. Confirming multiple news reports, comedian ANTHONY JOHNSON has passed away. He was 55 years old.

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AJ Johnson in his role of Blue in “I Got the Hook Up” (Photo Cred:

Johnson, who was widely renowned for his memorable role as Eazel in the cult classic Friday, had 50 film and television show credits under his belt. The actor and comedian found success in the 1990’s doing stand up and was featured in the 90’s Hip-Hop classic film House Party.

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Johnson playing Eazel in the movie ‘Friday’ (Photo Cred: Florida News Times)

TMZ reports that they were told by one of Johnson’s relatives that he was found lifeless in a store and was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles, where he was pronounced dead. No cause of death has been announced.

AJ Johnson
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We here at Straight Official Magazine are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of such a great talent. We offer our condolences to his family, friends and fans.

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Capturing the lifestyle and culture of Hip-Hop, Jay Mill (TenthLetterMedia) is an entertainment journalist from Indianapolis, Indiana. For over a decade, Jay has worked to shine the light on the Indianapolis Hip-Hop scene. Providing engaging and entertaining content, Jay leads his team at Straight Official Magazine to be THE source of all things going on in the world.

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