Radio personality Doug Banks died earlier today due to his battle with diabetes according to ABC news. He was 57 years old.
Born Calvin Douglas Banks became known for his voice and humor on the stations V-103 and WGCI. Social media is booming with tweets and Facebook posts of disbelief. Celebrities who’ve met Banks sends their condolences via media:
— Ludacris (@Ludacris) April 11, 2016
— marlon wayans (@MarlonWayans) April 11, 2016
Doug Banks wasn't just my Turntable Brother, he was my other brother! We did this back when… https://t.co/sLcjf8fqF8
— Tom Joyner (@TJMShow) April 11, 2016
He just recently returned back to his morning show in February after taking a break for the winter. The station mourns the lost of not just a personality, but a friend. He survived by four children.