The family of the director had earlier Monday already know that it was decided to take him of the ventilator. “This was a terribly difficult decision that our family with care and assistance of the doctors within a couple of days”, is to be read in the statement. The family was touched by all the support received. “We are fans, friends and colleagues are grateful for all the love and prayers in this difficult time.” The director let seven children.Read also Not sure that hollywood movie of Adil & Bilall continues: "We are fond of this uncertainty"
The survivors stood looking at the career of Singleton, who is best known for his directorial debut Boyz N the Hood. “John gave the less than opportunities to new talents. His movies launched the careers of actors who later were embraced by the whole industry. Talents such as Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Ice Cube, Tyrese and Taraji P. Henson.”
For Boyz N the Hood received Singleton as a 24-year-old Oscarnominaties for best director and best original script. Still, he is in both categories, as the youngest nominee ever. In addition to his work in the film directed Singleton various video clips of Michael and Janet Jackson, and episodes of Empire and Billions.