During the week of September 6, 2020, fans bade a final farewell to four oldies music icons – Kool & The Gang co-founder Ronald Bell (November 1, 1951 – September 9, 2020), reggae pioneer Toots Hibbert (December 8, 1942 – September 11, 2020), veteran R&B saxophonist and bandleader Hal Singer (October 8, 1919 – August 18, 2020), and Honey Cone lead singer Edna Wright (ca. 1944 – September 12, 2020).