Black Rob is dead: Former Bad Boy rapper passes away
Former Bad Boy rapper, Robert Ross, popularly known as Black Rob is dead. This is coming just a few days after the death of rap legend, DMX.
The rapper was suffering a variety of ailments including kidney failure before his death.
A viral video recently had him singing to DMX songs on his hospital bed.
Popular New York City promoter, Van Silk confirmed his death in a statement.
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.”
The death has left the Hip Hop community in pain considering that DMX died just eight days ago with Black Rob offering his condolences from a hospital bed.
The Harlem 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.
Source: Lailas News
Helicopter crash kills 5 soldiers; 2 missing
At least five Peruvian servicemen have lost their lives in a helicopter crash in the country’s Department of Cusco.
The Joint Command of the Armed Forces of Peru (CCFFAA) confirmed this in a statement released on Twitter.
CCFFAA said the accident occurred while the helicopter, carrying a total of 12 servicemen, was performing a reconnaissance operation against illicit drug trafficking.
“The Joint Command of the Armed Forces deeply regrets the death of the courageous members of the Armed Forces and expresses its deepest condolences to their families,” the statement said.
According to CCFFAA, another two servicemen are being searched for, while five others have been rescued.
The accident occurred as a result of a mechanical failure, which caused the helicopter to crash into the Vilcanota River, CCFFAA said.
Source: PM News