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Japanese Producer Nujabes Killed in Car Accident
Almost a month later, reports are just surfacing in the car accident that claimed the life of respected Japanese beatsmith Nujabes The critically acclaimed producer was extremely private in his personal life, and the news of his death was only recently confirmed by his friend and collaborator, rappe…
UK Rap Legend Derek B Suffers Fatal Heart Attack
UK rap legend Derek B suffered a heart attack this weekend, and died at the age of 44.
Derek B, born Derek Boland was one of the first British rappers to achieve mainstream success in the UK, enjoying two top 20 hits with 'Good Groove' and 'Bad Young Brother' in 1988...
Common’s Cousin Ajile Turner Dies in Motorcycle Crash
According to the NY Daily News, Ajile Turner, former manager of beatboxer Rahzel and DJ JS-1, died in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn this past Friday night. Turner, who was also Chicago rapper Common's cousin and close friend, accidentally collided with a bicycle rider several blocks from hi…