James Ingram Portrait Session

Source: Al Pereira / Getty

CLEVELAND — Legendary R&B singer and songwriter James Ingram, an Akron native, has lost his battle with brain cancer.

News 5 was honored and privileged to shoot a promotional video with Mr. Ingram back in 1995.

Watch this very special promo, “Give Me 5,” which also features Carly Simon, in the video player above.



Article Courtesy of WEWS News 5 Cleveland

First Picture Courtesy of Earl Gibson III and Getty Images

Second Picture Courtesy of Al Pereira and Getty Images

Video Courtesy of YouTube and WEWS News 5 Cleveland

James Ingram Took Part in Cleveland’s WEWS Channel 5 Promotional Video Back in the Mid-1990’s  was originally published on

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