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R.I.P.: Judge Bob Pickett Has Passed Away

01/20/2022 12:00 AM EST by WBLS Staff
Our beloved, Bob Pickett has passed away. Pickett, who was a judge for over 30 years, was also one of the original hosts of “Open-Line” along with the late Bob Slade and James Mtume. The announcement of Pickett’s death was made on social media by Brother Fatiyn Muhammad. “The NY Radio Talk Show Openline Show That Aired On 98.7 Kiss-FM And Then On 107.5 WBLS-FM With Hosts; Bob Slade, James Mtume, And Judge Bob Pickett… Were Saddened Almost 3-Years Ago When Bob Slade Passed,” Muhammad said. “Then Last Week We Lost “The 3rd Answer” James Mtume… And I’m Heartbroken To Say We Lost The Final Member Of This Trio Today… Judge Bob Pickett… We Send Our Condolences & Prayers To The Family & Friends Of Bob Pickett.”https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10158384792436720&set=a.446406111719&type=3His death comes a week after the death of James Mtume. We send our love, thoughts, and prayers to his family and loved ones.Rest In Peace.https://www.instagram.com/p/CY8-lExshJ-/?utm_medium=copy_link