Paying their respects. Members of the leisure trade took to social media on Tuesday, March 13, to recollect him following the information that rapper Craig Mack had died at age 46.
“Relaxation in energy Craig. Might the almighty embrace your soul & carry up your loved ones and buddies,” LL Cool J wrote. “It was a pleasure to know you & rock with you. You $tepped away from the sport & did it your means.. I at all times revered that. #RIPCraigMack.”
Diddy — whose label, Dangerous Boy Data, signed Mack within the ’90s — additionally took to Twitter to share his ideas. “Craig Mack, you have been the primary artist to launch music on Dangerous Boy and gave us our first hit,” he wrote alongside a video of the artist. “You at all times adopted your coronary heart and also you had an power that was out of this world. You believed in me and also you believed in Dangerous Boy. I’ll always remember what you probably did for hip-hop.”
Diddy later added: “You impressed me and can proceed to encourage us. We are going to at all times love you. #RIPCraigMack #BadBoy4Life”
Funkmaster Flex posted an image to Instagram with the caption,“Relaxation In Peace! Good brother… #CraigMack …. Alvin Toney love my brother…”
Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda opted to share a private story: “1994, lunch. Me: I don’t get Flava In Ya Ear. He’s behind the beat. My pal @evanhr: Or possibly Craig Mack has a brand new movement, and your mind actually isn’t prepared for it. Me: … *5 hours later* Me: KICKIN..MAD…FLAVA…IN YA EARRRR *Evan was proper*#RIPCraigMack”
Rampage — who as soon as remixed Mack’s hit 1994 single “Flava in Ya Ear” — added: “I’m so unhappy my bro perpetually #RipCraigMack🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿Legend #noMumblerap.”
As beforehand reported, The New York Daily information first reported on Tuesday, March 13, that the Mack had died. Based on music producer Alvin Toney, the rapper died of coronary heart failure on Monday, March 12, at a hospital in Walterboro, South Carolina.
“God bless my pal. He was a great pal of mine,” Toney informed the outlet. “He was ready for no matter comes, to go house to the Lord. He was ready to do this. He wasn’t scared. He was prepared.”
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