Former Bad Boy rapper, Robert Ross, better known as Black Rob, is dead at the age of 51.
Black Rob died on Saturday and his death is coming just a few days after the death of popular rapper, DMX.
His death was confirmed in a statement by popular New York City promoter, Van Silk.
The statement reads: “We have lost another member of our Hip Hop family.
“Many may have been unaware that Black Rob was sick over the years until Mark Curry posted the video from the hospital.
“My memory of Black Rob was when he would come by DJ Kay Slay’s studio to do the mix tapes. He was someone who you would just wanna hang around with. May my brother Rest In Heaven.”
According to available information, the deceased suffered a variety of ailments including kidney failure before his death.
The late rapper had four albums over the course of his career and got featured on a variety of records with artists on Bad Boy, remixes to Total’s single “What About Us,” Faith’s “Love Like Us,” Mase’s “24 Hrs and so many others.