Lead singer of The Cars, Ric Ocasek, dead at 75.\r\n \tPolice respond to a call about an unconscious male in a townhouse in New York.\r\n \tThe cause of death is not known at this time.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nIt has been reported that Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the band The Cars, has died at the age of 75. He was found dead in New York when police received a call around 4 pm for an unconscious male in a townhouse on East 19th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.\r\n\r\nLaw enforcement is also able to confirm that the deceased male found in the townhouse is, in fact, Ocasek. The cause of death is not known at this time.\r\nRic Ocasek of The Cars; Do You Remember?\r\n\r\n\r\nOcasek and his band, The Cars, were inducted into the Rock Hall in 2018. The band was then described as "hook-savvy with the perfect combo of new wave and classic rock," according to NBC New York.\r\n\r\nThe band alone had 13 top 40 hit singles, which would then jumpstart Ocasek's very successful career in producing. The Cars broke up in the late 1980s. Ocasek was also known for his marriage to Czech supermodel Paulina Porizkova. The two would separate in 2018 following 28 years of marriage.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAccording to Wikipedia, the band's self-titled album The Cars sold 6 million copies and appeared on the\u00a0Billboard\u00a0200 album chart for 139 weeks. By 2001, the band had sold over 23 million albums in the U.S.\r\n\r\nWe will always remember Ric Ocasek, especially for his time with The Cars. May he rest in peace! Let us remember his legacy and relive the memories. Check out the music video below for their song "Magic":\r\n\r\n\r\nRic Ocasek is not the only singer to pass away recently. Singer Eddie Money Dies At Age 70 After Cancer Battle... read more here!