Hip Hop Heroes

Malik Isaac “PHIFE DAWG” Taylor // 1970 – 2016
23 Mar. 2016

Malik Isaac “PHIFE DAWG” Taylor // 1970 – 2016


We lost anicon of the Hip Hop Movement today. Malik Isaac Taylor a.k.a. Phife Dawg Co-Founder of the legendary Group A Tribe Called Quest. Phife died Tuesday (22 March 2016) at the age of 45 from complications resulting from diabetes. Rolling Stone has confirmed the rapper’s death. via Rolling Stone official website. R.I.P. Phife Dawg. 

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UK Hip Hop Producer Mark B has past away 1st Jan 2016
03 Jan. 2016

UK Hip Hop Producer Mark B has past away 1st Jan 2016


Sad NEWS!! Legendary UK Hip Hop Producer Mark B from Kingston (South West London) has died. Mark released numerious series of instrumental records in the 90′s and early 2000. He worked with some many artists (MC’s and DJ’s) from the UK Hip Hop movemnet collaborated with the Task Force (Chester P and Farma G) most …

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REST IN PEACE // Sean Du-Val Price // 1972 – 2015
11 Aug. 2015

REST IN PEACE // Sean Du-Val Price // 1972 – 2015


R.I.P. Sean Du-Val Price (March 17, 1972 – August 8, 2015) was an American rapper and member of the Hip Hop collective Heltah Skeltah/Boot Camp Clik performing under the name Ruckus, or in short Ruck..  Heltah Skeltah alongside fellow Brownsville, Brooklyn rapper Rock. The pair were members of a hip-hop collective known as the Boot Camp Clik, which also featured Black …

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23 Sep. 2014

Rest In Peace Patrick ‘Praverb’ McNease on 17.09.14 passed away


On 17th September we had a really bad news… A gentlemen, proud father, blogger, a great MC and a real Hip Hop activist who always give so much respect for 210presents.com Patrick McNease a.k.a. Praverb passed away. His wife Vanessa announced the news via Facebook this afternoon, but there’s no word of the cause of death at this time.We never …

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28 Apr. 2014

Rest In Peace Rodney “DJ EZ Rock” Bryce died April 27. 2014


Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock released their first single, “DJ Interview,” in 1986, but the 46-year-old Bryce cemented himself into the hip-hop canon with 1988′s iconic track “It Takes Two.” Produced by Teddy Riley and built around a vocal sample from Lyn Collins’ 1972 hit “Think (About It),” the song blended hip-hop with house music and became …

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16 Oct. 2013

REST IN PIECE Micheal “EYEDEA” Larsen 1981-2010


“Legend and Rhymesayers recording artist Eyedea. To others, he was Micheal Larsen, the frontman of genre-bending experimental groups like Carbon Carousel and Face Candy. For others still, he was known by his alter-ego Oliver Hart. But to most of the performers who filed on and off the Mainroom stage at last night’s four-hour celebration of …

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08 May. 2013

REST IN PIECE CHRIS ” MAC DADDY” KELLY 1978-2013


Chris Kelly, known as one half of the 1990s US rap duo Kris Kross, has died at the age of 34 in what police say may have been a drug overdose.Police were called to Kelly’s home in south Atlanta at around 4:30pm (local time) on Wednesday.He was taken to the south campus of the Atlanta …

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15 Feb. 2013

TIMOTHY /TIM DOG/ BLAIR REST IN PEACE 1967-2013


Tim Dog (Timothy Blair) (born 1 January 1967 – 14 February 2013) was an American rapper from the Bronx, New York who rose to prominence during the early ’90s with his debut LP Penicillin on Wax and the celebrated dissrecord “Fuck Compton“. Tim had already appeared on songs with the Ultramagnetic MCs and went on to form a duo, Ultra, with member Kool Keith. “Fuck Compton” appeared in XXL Magazine‘s …

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11 Nov. 2012

DWIGHT ARRINGTON MYERS REST IN PEACE 1967-2011


Dwight Arrington Myers (May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011),better known as Heavy D, was a Jamaican-born American rapper, record producer, singer, actor, and former leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, a hip hop group which included G-Whiz (Glen Parrish), “Trouble” T. Roy (Troy Dixon), and Eddie F (born Edward Ferrell). The group maintained a sizable …

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26 Oct. 2012

CHRIS LIGHTY REST IN PEACE 1968-2012


Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty died after apparently shooting himself in the head in his Bronx apartment, sources told the Daily News. Lighty, 44 – a longtime manager of 50 Cent, Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey – was found dead inside his South Riverdale apartment about 11:30 a.m., police sources said. It appeared he died …

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26 Oct. 2012

ADAM /MCA/ YAUCH REST IN PEACE 1964-2012


It is with great sadness that we confirm that musician, rapper, activist and director Adam “MCA” Yauch, founding member of Beastie Boys and also of the Milarepa Foundation that produced the Tibetan Freedom Concert benefits, and film production and distribution company Oscilloscope Laboratories, passed away in his native New York City this morning after a …

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26 Oct. 2012

WAYNE ROBERTS REST IN PEACE 1950-2012


Wayne Roberts was a pioneering 1970s graffiti writer known as “Stay High 149” who borrowed the haloed stick figure from the title sequence of the 1960s television series “The Saint,” put a joint in its mouth and turned it around. His “Smoker” tag, or signature, turned the heads of legions of imitators and admirers, including the anonymous …

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