Cuba Gooding Jr’s father and singer, Cuba Gooding Sr, has died. According to reports, Gooding Sr was found dead in his car on Thursday. The car was parked in the San Fernando Valley. It's being said that firefighters were the first on the scene and found the soul singer slouched over in his vehicle. Gooding Sr was the lead singer of 70s soul group The Main Ingredient. Their biggest hit was the 1972 song Everybody Plays The Fool.