American rapper Black Rob has passed away aged 51.
The artist who was previously signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy label recently took to social media to explain to fans that he was battling ill health.
Speaking via video, Rob also talked about his struggle with homelessness and said, “Oh man, I’ve been dealing with this for five years. Four strokes, I don’t know what to tell you man. Shit is crazy. The shit is hard. I don’t got no house to live in — except maybe an apartment. Me and my man be trying to get together. I’m telling you man, this shit is strange. It’s hard, you know what I’m saying?”
Black Rob was reportedly suffering with kidney failure.
The critically acclaimed rapper is most celebrated for his track “Whoa!” and collaborations with several artists including Jennifer Lopez.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Black Rob.