Bad Boy rapper Craig Mack has died, aged 46

15 March 2018, 03:47 | Isaac Mcdaniel

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"Flava in Ya Ear" rapper Craig Mack has passed away at the age of 46. Mack's cause of death has been confirmed as heart failure and reportedly he passed away in a hospital near his SC home on Monday.

Mack was made famous by his 1994 hit "Flava In Ya Ear", which was the first single off Sean Combs AKA Diddy's Bad Boy label.

The "New York Daily News" is reporting that Mack's producer Alvin Toney said Mack succumbed to heart failure on Monday in Walterboro, South Carolina. "Nobody got to understand his story". Showcasing Craig Mack's abstract flow and off-kilter wordplay, "Flava in Ya Ear" set the stage for Project: Funk da World, which arrived on September 20, 1993, one week after the release of The Notorious B.I.G.'s debut, Ready to Die.

However, Toney says Mack had been very ill for some time and knew he didn't have much longer to live.

However, it was Funkmaster Flex's Instagram post that broke the collective heart of fans on social media.

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Craig Mack was not the only high-profile death of this year.

Mack released his second album "Operation: Get Down" in 1997 before quitting music to devote his life to religion. "So I wouldn't go".

The Hip-Hop community has received shocking news. He just reached out a couple of weeks ago for me to speak on his documentary about his life.

Mack also contributed a song to the soundtrack for the Martin Lawrence and Danny DeVito film What's the Worst That Could Happen? which featured him rapping over a sample the Frank Sinatra song, "High Hopes".

Rapper Erick Sermon also shared a tribute to Mack, revealing that he and the late rapper had just finished work on a new album. Then a few years later he went on to make one of the biggest most iconic songs in Hip Hop history. Multiple outlets report that Mack's family were upset upon hearing the news that Mack had chose to live in a cult.



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