Maggie Estep - Poet/author Maggie Estep Dead At 50

Poet and author Maggie Estep has died at the age of 50.

The novelist passed away in Albany, New York on Wednesday (12Feb14), two days after suffering a heart attack, according to the New York Times.

Estep was best known for her spoken-word poetry sessions, which aired on Mtv in the 1990s.

She also took her poetry on the road and performed on the Free Your Mind tour and at the Lollapalooza and Woodstock festivals in 1994, the same year she released an album, No More Mr. Nice Girl. She followed that up with Love Is a Dog From Hell in 1997.

She also performed with Recoil and appeared on the band's 1997 album Unsound Methods.

Her novels include Diary of an Emotional Idiot, Gargantuan, Hex and Flamethrower and Alice Fantastic.


Contactmusic

Tags: MTV

Advertisement

More Mtv

Laverne Cox To Produce Transgender Documentary

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox is set to produce a documentary about transgender youths.The transgender actress has teamed up with Tv bosses...

Channing Tatum Lands Mtv Movie Awards' Trailblazer Prize

Actor Channing Tatum is set to become the first male to be honoured with the Trailblazer Award at the 2014 Mtv Movie Awards later this...

Childish Gambino Plays Coolest Set of the Year at mtvU Woodie Awards 2014

Childish Gambino took to the stage at the mtvU Woodie Awards on Sunday night, singing the hook to his song '3005' while surrounding by color-shifting...

Miley Cyrus Goes 'Unplugged' For MTV (And 5 Other Memorable Performances)

Last night, Miley Cyrus took to the stage for her MTV Unplugged performance featuring Madonna, a pantomime horse, plenty of sequins and of course, twerking....

Advertisement

Swizz Beatz Focused On Helping Dmx With Comeback Album

Hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz is determined to help embattled pal Dmx get his career back on track by focusing all his efforts on completing the...

Alexa Chung Learned Life Skills From Alex Turner Split

Tv presenter/socialite Alexa Chung is glad she took time away from dating after splitting from Arctic Monkeys rocker Alex Turner as she had no idea...

Miley Cyrus Strips Off Again For Another Raunchy Performance

Miley Cyrus proved she has no plans to tone down her saucy onstage antics in the aftermath of her controversial Mtv Video Music Awards performance...

Miley Cyrus Intended To "Make History" At VMAs

Miley Cyrus offered her opinion on her performance and the reaction to her twerking at the MTV VMAs on Sunday 25th August. In an interview...

Advertisement

Comments

MTV Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on MTV

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All