Ex-Bad Boy Rapper Dies From Kidney Failure
Source: African Entertainment
Black Rob was aged 51 and passed on while battling kidney failure.
He was a member of Diddy’s Bad Boy music group.
His former labelmates including radio personality, DJ Self, announced his death in posts monitored by African Entertainment on social media.
According to DJ Self, Black Rob passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021, while on admission in a hospital in Atlanta, USA.
DJ Self wrote on Instagram: “Lord knows i tried to get help …… I’m sad to say RIP to Black Rob.” Self had been with Rob in his final days, posting different clips of the former MC as his health was clearly deteriorating. In one such video, Rob himself explained that he’d been battling health issues for five years … including several strokes and other ailments. It also sounds like Rob might have been homeless too … going on to say he needed “rest.”
Black Rob made the hit single “Whoa” which has garnered millions of views in YouTube. The single reached Billboard Hot 100.