One of the Raper signed to Diddy‘s Bad Boy Records,Craig Mack, has died in his home in South Carolina at age 46.
The Raper death comes days after fans celebrated the 21st anniversary of the death of his label mate Christopher Wallace, the rapper known as Biggie Smalls (a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G.)”CNN Report.
According to raper former director of marketing Michelle Joyce confirmed the death. “He was absolutely one of the pioneers and he was instrumental in the Bad Boy sound,” she said.
His debut album “Project: Funk da World” went gold, but he struggled to replicate the success of his first single.
P.Diddy also released a statement on Mack’s passing, saying:
Craig Mack, you were the first artist to release music on Bad Boy and gave us our first hit. You always followed your heart and you had an energy that was out of this world. You believed in me and you believed in Bad Boy. I will never forget what you did for hip-hop. You inspired me and will continue to inspire us. We will always love you. #badboy4life#ripcraigmack
Former Bad Boy president Kirk Burrowes SAID, “It’s not only one of the greatest debut singles in hip hop history, it launched a label.”