Black rob reportedly died after facing health problems.
News from the former Bad Boy rapperThe death began circulating on Saturday April 17 after DJ Self reported the sad news on Instagram. “Lord knows I tried to get help… I’m sad to tell RIP to Black Rob ….. Passed away in hospital in Atlanta,” Self, who posted a video of Rob at the hospital for the last week, captioned Rob’s black and white photo, along with the year he was born and died. According to TMZ, Rob was 51 at the time of his death.
Former Bad Boy artist Mark Curry also confirmed the death via social media in a tearful post. “I thank everyone for the donations. Rob passed away about an hour ago,” he said in the clip.
Other members of the hip-hop community also offered their condolences, including radio host Peter Rosenberg and music journalist Jeff Weiss.
Black Rob’s death comes just a week later video of rapper from Harlem, NY in hospital. In this video, which hit Instagram on April 10, Rob opened up about his spiraling health. “What’s up dude. What’s going on?” He began. “I don’t know what the pain is… the pain is insane, man. It helps me, though. It makes me realize I have a lot to do, man.”
The next day, he was released from the hospital and released an update video. “I’ve been dealing with this, man, for five years, four hits. I don’t know what to tell you, man,” he said. “Damn, this is crazy. Damn, this is hard. I don’t have a house to live in other than an apartment that my man and I are trying to get together. I’m telling you, man. This shit is weird. , it’s difficult. ” GoFundMe page was launched for the rapper on the same day.
Rob, born Robert Ross, is best known for his 2000 hit single “Whoa !,” which appeared on his platinum debut album Life story. He released two albums on the Bad Boy imprint before going their separate ways. In 2013 he had a stroke in his sleep and struggled with stroke-related issues in the years that followed. He released his latest album, Authentic article in 2015.
RIP Black Rob.
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