Kelly Cosby, a Duane Morris associate who co-wrote a rap song that went viral--a tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg titled “Notorious RBG” in the style of Notorious B.I.G.'s "Juicy"--died on Sunday at the age of 25 from an aggressive form of melanoma.
Cosby and her friend Elizabeth Gavin co-wrote “Notorious RBG” in 2013 at a time when they were working at the Global Justice Center. Gavin told the New York Law Journal that Cosby was “one of the sweetest, kindest, gentlest people that I have ever met.” Cosby also worked with Amnesty International while attending the University of Kansas as an undergrad. What I love is how much Justice RBG likes this tribute. She recently talked about it during a televised interview with Gloria Steinem.
See also: New York Times, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Gloria Steinem on the Unending Fight for Womens Rights, Gaines, Philip, November 15, 2015
Kelly Cosby's obituary, published in the Kansas City Star, may be read here.