Little Richard, a trailblazer and legend in the music industry, died on Saturday, May 9th. He was 87. His lawyer said that bone cancer was the cause of death. Famous for his flair, style, and energy, Little Richard first became famous in 1956 with ’Tutti Frutti,’ a hit that would propel him into a career spanning more than half a century. He was a pioneer in creation of rock ’n’ roll.