Rapper Sean Price Dead at 43

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Terrible news just struck the Duck Down Family and rap world in general.

According to reports from family and friends, rapper Sean Price died suddenly this morning in his sleep at his home in Brooklyn. Price was 43 years old.

The cause of death is not known at this time, however an update will be made following the release of an autopsy report.

Price entered the rap game under the moniker “Ruck” along with his partner Rock as the group Heltah Skeltah, the famed duo from the Brooklyn Hip Hop collective Boot Camp Clik. In the past decade, Price revamped his career as a solo artist using his given name of Sean Price, releasing several projects including his latest, Mic Tyson, which arguably one of the best albums of 2013. via THE SOURCE

Lupe Fiasco accepts Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Rap Battle Challenge, Takes Shot at Drake

UPDATE: MOS backed out like I thought.

Let’s hope this really goes down and not just a bunch of talk. We have seen this type of talk before and nothing materialize so I am gonna remain skeptical. Lupe’s answer after the cut .

“Me, Black Thought and King Los versus ANYBODY,” the 41-year-old Hip-Hop mainstay screamed. “I don’t care who you tell…Red Bull Music Academy, put up [$1 million dollars on the contest] and we’ll give our winnings to charity and take your money too. I’m tired of these dudes pretending like they dope. You alright but relax. The dope ni**as that think they dope, you ain’t as dope as you think.”

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