LL Cool J, Chuck D, Erick Sermon, Questlove and More Mourn Craig Mack: ‘I’m Devastated’

LL Cool J, Chuck D, Joe Budden and extra are mourning the dying of former Dangerous Boy rapper, Craig Mack, who handed away yesterday (March 12) at 46. The rapper reportedly died of heart failure in a hospital close to his residence in Walterboro, SC, stories the New York Daily News.

Mack is most generally recognized for his 1994 smash hit, “Flava In Ya Ear” and its subsequent remix that featured heavy-hitters together with Busta Rhymes, The Infamous B.I.G. and LL Cool J. The track is seen as Biggie’s main introduction and is among the main markers for the start of Dangerous Boy’s success, as Mack gave the label its first platinum document.

“We can’t overlook one of many biggest hip hop single debuts within the tradition,” Questlove wrote on Instagram of Mack’s hit single. “That track was the fitness center routine mc’s brushed their expertise on. All due respect to brother Craig Mack w/o him & his cant lose single who is aware of what empire #BadBoywoulda develop into.”

In 1997, after leaving Dangerous Boy, Mack launched Operation: Get Down earlier than turning his life over to faith. Within the wake of his passing, a number of hip-hop stars have expressed their condolences.

“Might the almighty embrace your soul & carry up your loved ones and pals. it was a pleasure to know you & rock with you. You stepped away from the sport & did it your method… I all the time revered that,” LL Cool J wrote on Twitter.

Erick Sermon stated that he and Mack have been simply ending up a brand new undertaking earlier than he handed.

“I am devastated over the information of Craig Mack.. We simply ending up his new album.. smh.. Relaxation in Energy Craig..,” he wrote on Twitter.


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