There are musicians out there freakishly warned us about their deaths.

The world is still mourning over David Bowie who had just died last January 10th; 2 days after his birthday. He released his 25th and last studio album Blackstar on his birthday with the single Lazarus released a month before. In the music video for Lazarus, Bowie is seen tormented lying on his deathbed. The video finishes when he retreats into a dark closet. Some say this was Bowie's way of saying goodbye as he knew his time was up.

Bowie wasn't the only musician who was aware that death was creeping up behind him. Here are four other musicians who eerily predicted their own death.

1. Tupac Shakur

In 1994, two years before his murder, rapper Tupac Shakur sat down for an in-depth interview with Entertainment Weekly. In the interview that was aired on PBS, Tupac accidentally forecasted his own death. When Benjamin Svetky asked where he would like to be in 15 years, Tupac answered with "Best case [scenario]? In a cemetery, not in a cemetery--sprinkled in ashes smoked up by my homies."

He then corrected himself "I mean, that's the worst case! Best case [scenario], multimillionaire, owning all of this s---!"

He goes on to talk about how he is unfairly crowned a role model. In September 13, 1996 Tupac died six days after a hail of gunfire pierced the vehicle he was in.

2. Jim Morrison


Not only had The Doors front man Jim Morrison predicted the future of music, the poet had also predicted his own death.

According to VH1, Jim Morrison was out with his friends at L.A.'s Barney's Beanery in October 1970. Morrison was mourning the recent death of fellow musician and friend Janis Joplin. Jimi Hendrix had just died a few weeks before. The morbid vibe got hit the group hard and that was when Morrison predicted his death. He said to his friends, "You're drinking with number three. That's right, number three."

On 3 July 1971 Morrison died under unclear circumstances in Paris.

3. Jimi Hendrix


Two years before he released his groundbreaking debut album Are You Experienced, the legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix recorded a song called The Ballad of Jimi. It was 1965 and most people had never heard of him when he recorded the song. The song is about a man named Jimi and how he was going to be dead in five years. Hendrix declared that the song is dedicated to the memory of his best friend named Jimi who happens to be a guitar player as well. However, Hendrix added in the line "that is my story" to confuse us and creep us more.

"Many things he would try, For he knew soon he'd die."

"Now Jimi's gone, he's not alone. His memory still lives on."

"Five years, this he said. He's not gone, he's just dead."

Five years later on 18 September 1970, Jimi Hendrix was found dead due to asphyxia- a fancy way of saying Jimi Hendrix died from suffocating and choking on his vomit.

4. Lynyrd Skynyrd

If you thought Jimi Hendrix's prediction was eerie, then you should check about the American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. The band who penned the famous songs Free Bird and Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd was kinda huge in the 70's. On October 17, 1977, the band released the ironically named album Street Survivors. The album cover featured the band posing and being engulfed by flames. Three days later, the plane that the band was aboard on crashed in a forest near Mississippi. The plane crashed killed lead singer Ronnie Van Sant, guitarist and vocalist Steve Gaines, backing vocalist Cassie Gaines (Steve's older sister), the assistant road manager, the pilot and co-pilot. There are 20 survivors from the plane crash but spared out a third of the band.

The song That Smell, which can be found off Street Survivors and one of the album's most popular songs, consist of the lines;

"Say you'll be alright come tomorrow, but tomorrow might not be here for you," "Angel of darkness upon you," "The smell of death surrounds you."

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