Daughter of the legendary Nat King Cole and winner of 9 Grammys, Natalie Cole has passed away at age 65. Natalie Cole was best known for her songs "This will be" and "I got love on my mind". Cole was a fan favorite in the 70's. Past drug usage, kidney failure, hepatitis C led to her untimely death. Natalie had congestive heart failure at the time of death.
Natalie Coles battle with drugs followed her throughout her career. Natalie shared her story in 2014 with the Houston chronicle. Cole tried marijuana in highschool, LSD and heroine in college.
"In the late 60's everybody was doing drugs," she said. "Not everybody was addicted."
In 2009 Cole had to have a kidney transplant and blamed it on her drug usage.
Natalie Cole died at Los Angeles Cedar Sinai hospital December 31st 2015
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