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On Monday (May 6), close friends and family paid their respects to legendary film director John Singleton in Los Angeles during a private funeral.

Nia Long, Ice Cube, and Morris Chestnut, who all appeared in Singleton’s Oscar-nominated debut film Boyz n the Hood, attended the “celebration of life,” according to The Root.

Other notable attendants of Singleton’s private funeral were Tina Knowles-Lawson, Tyrese, Ving Rhames, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Ryan Coogler, Ludacris, and Ruth E. Carter.

Yesterday, Tyrese shared a video of himself on Instagram stopping by the house that Singleton’s Baby Boy was shot at before attending the funeral.

Instagram post by TYRESE * May 6, 2019 at 4:43pm UTC

154.6k Likes, 2,653 Comments - TYRESE (@tyrese) on Instagram

Singleton passed on April 29. He was taken off of life support after suffering a major stroke on April 17.

Singleton is survived by his mother and his seven children.

Singleton, who passed at 51-years-old, made history by becoming the youngest and first black director to be nominated for Best Director for Boyz.

Boyz n the Hood also launched the acting careers of several of the film’s actors.

A larger and public memorial service will take place for Singleton in the next few weeks, according to People.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.