Category Archives: Gospel

Son of St. Louis, R&B singer David Peaston went national after winning ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

ST. LOUIS – David Peaston, 54, an R&B and gospel singer who scored national fame after winning on “Showtime at the Apollo” during the late ’80s, died Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2012) from complications of diabetes at his home in St.

Son of St. Louis, R&B singer David Peaston went national after winning ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

ST. LOUIS – David Peaston, 54, an R&B and gospel singer who scored national fame after winning on “Showtime at the Apollo” during the late ’80s, died Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2012) from complications of diabetes at his home in St.