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Hip-Hop has misplaced one other nice artist means too quickly. Black Rob of Unhealthy Boy Data and “Whoa” fame has handed away.
Born Robert Ross, Black Rob aka Banco In style aka Bacardi Rob was simply 51.
Late Saturday (April 17), Rob’s good friend, former labelmate and rapper Mark Curry confirmed his passing on social media.
Just lately; followers, pals and friends had been involved after footage of a hospitalized Black Rob, whereas DMX was additionally within the ICU, began making the rounds. One other clip confirmed Rob out of the hospital, nonetheless he additionally relayed that he was homeless and struggling an assortment of well being issues.
He was reportedly hospitalized in Atlanta on the time of his demise.
In 2016, Black Rob was a part of Diddy’s Puff Daddy and The Household Unhealthy Boy Reunion Tour.” Whereas on Unhealthy Boy Rob was a standout with cuts like “Whoa” from his acclaimed debut album, Life Story. He additionally appeared on G-Dep’s hit “Let’s Get It,” Diddy’s “Unhealthy Boy 4 Life” and quite a few Unhealthy Boy joints, all the time delivering a standout 16 bars. Different traditional information in his catalog embody “I Dare You” and “I Love You Child.”
Just lately, Diddy reportedly reached out to see how he might assist Rob amidst his scenario.
Our condolences exit to the Ross household.
A who’s of who rappers are paying their respect to Rob together with Fats Joe, Pete Rock and proceed to count on extra. Whereas he might haven’t attained the mainstream success of different Hip-Hop artists, his storytelling and elegance made him a favourite of a few of your favorites.
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