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Bad Boy Legend Craig Mack Dead At 46

Former Bad Boy rapper Craig Mack dead at 46 Craig Mack: Rapper and P Diddy protege dies aged 46
Freda Brock | 13 March, 2018, 15:40

Former rapper Craig Mack, best known for his 1994 hit "Flava in Ya Ear", died Monday night at his home in Walterboro, South Carolina, Colleton County coroner Richard Harvey confirmed to Variety.

He was in SC, and reportedly passed away due to natural causes, TMZ reports.

"Flava In Ya Ear" has come to be considered a hip-hop classic, even appearing in a recent vehicle ad as motivational music, and Mack himself has become an icon of the early "90s heyday of Bad Boy Records" initial breakout years.

After departing ways with Diddy, Mack released a second album, Operation: Get Down, but eventually left music and devoted his life to religion.

Producer Alvin Toney told the Daily News, "God bless my friend".

"Then a few years later he went on to make one of the biggest most iconic songs in Hip Hop history".

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Alvin Toney, Mack's producer on his Project: Funk Da World and Get Down Remix albums, confirmed the news in a statement to The New York Daily News, which reports Mack died on Monday from heart failure while in a SC hospital. "I can not believe this dude is gone", said Scratch on Instagram.

"I just got a disturbing phone call", read Scratch's Instagram post. The film, which did not feature the Long Island, New Yorker, also explored his religious conviction, which was on full display in a clip of Mack that was released in 2016. "He wasn't scared. He was ready".

"Rest in power Craig", LL Cool J responded to the news of Mack's death over Twiter.

In January, Craig Mack appeared as a guest on Erick Sermon's single "Come Thru" alongside Mr. Cheeks of The Lost Boyz.

'I wanted the world to know the talent he had.

Speaking of the two on MTV Raps (via the Daily News), he said, "This is my life here".

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