RIP HEAVY D (1967 – 2011)

I’m pretty much at a loss for words on this one. Hip Hop Icon and all around good guy Heavy D has died at the age of 44.  An ”associate” tells TMZ that Heavy D had pneumonia, but there aren’t any more details on that. –A police source says Heavy D … Read more

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OH NOOOOO: #R.I.P. MACHO MAN RANDY SAVAGE **UPDATE**

As you have no doubt heard by now, pro wrestling legend RANDY “MACHO MAN” SAVAGE died in a car accident Friday in Tampa, Florida.  He was only 58 years old. –Savage apparently suffered a heart attack behind the wheel, left the roadway and crashed head-on into a tree.  He died … Read more

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R.I.P. M-BONE OF CALI SWAG DISTRICT

M-BONE of Cali Swag District was MURDERED by an unknown assailant on Sunday night.  It happened in his hometown of Inglewood, California, in the greater Los Angeles area. –M-Bone, who was just 22, was in CALI SWAG DISTRICT . . . the group behind the single “Teach Me How to … Read more

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R.I.P NATE DOGG

Kracblog.com is sad to report that  NATE DOGG died on Tuesday.  He was 41.  His family confirmed his passing last night.  There’s no word on a cause of death yet, but Nate suffered two serious strokes within a year back in 2008.  -Nate made his debut on DR. DRE’S classic … Read more

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R.I.P GURU

Krackblog.com is sad to report that legendary MC , pioneer and Gangstarr founder Guru (Real name Keith Elam) has succumbed to cancer. For those who don’t know the backstory, Guru and former collaborator DJ Premier were a driving force in bridging the worlds of hip hop and jazz in the … Read more

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OH SNAP: R.I.P MALCOLM McLAREN (BUFFALO GALS)

Malcolm McLaren, the British former manager and the self-proclaimed mastermind behind iconic punk band the Sex Pistols, has died from cancer at a hospital in Switzerland, his girlfriend said. He was 64. “He passed away at a hospital in Switzerland where he was being treated for cancer,” said Young Kim. McLaren, the … Read more

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BIG-L REST IN PEACE (FREE DOWNLOAD)

Lamont Coleman was born May 30, 1974 in New York City, and grew up in uptown Harlem which he references regularly in his lyrics (139th Street & Lennox Avenue).[2] Big L began rhyming in 1990 and his first professional appearance came on the B-side of “Party Over Here” by Lord Finesse in 1992, … Read more

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R.I.P APACHE

Flavor Unit emcee Apache, born Anthony Teaks, passed away today (January 22) after a protracted illness. As an original member of Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit, Apache first appeared on 45 King Presents The Flavor Unit and his best known single “Gangsta B**ch” peaked at #11 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Singles chart. Shakim … Read more

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R.I.P. TEDDY PENDERGRASS

R&B legend TEDDY PENDERGRASS died yesterday at a hospital in suburban Philadelphia. He was 59. –There’s no word on the exact cause of death, but Teddy’s son said Teddy had undergone colon cancer surgery eight months ago, and had, quote, “a difficult recovery.” –Pendergrass started out as a member of … Read more

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LATE PASS: R.I.P ROSE FROM 227 AND SESAME STREET

Another sad death in Hollywood. EUR has reported that actress/singer Alaina Reed Hall-Amini has died. She was 63. At press time, details of her death are still unknown, but sources state the cause of death is believed to be related to breast cancer. Reports are surfacing that Alaina died on … Read more

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