Hurricane G died at the age of 52.
The death of the pioneering rapper, born Gloria Rodriguez, was confirmed Sunday by EPMD member Eric Sermon, 53, with whom she shares her only child, daughter Lexus Cannon.
The cause of her death was not revealed, however, in May, Lexus, the daughter of Hurricane J, announced that her mother had stage 4 lung cancer.
Dead: Hurricane J passed away at the age of 52
Eric posted on Instagram: “My heart is hardened today. One of my close friends… my eldest daughter passed away today,,’.
The musician then called Hurricane J a “legend in its own right in the hip-hop community”, explaining how “the wave set in”.
On Monday, Lexus Canon, the daughter of Hurricane J, posted a photo of the two of them together on Instagram and asked, “What am I suppose to do without you?” Because she shares the destruction
Heartbreaking: The rapper, born Gloria Rodriguez, was confirmed dead on Sunday by EPMD’s Eric Sermon, with whom she shared a child. The cause of death was not disclosed
Grief: LL Cool J and Kid Capri were among the stars who sent their condolences and paid tribute to the late rapper, following her death
In May, on her mother’s last birthday, Lexus took to Facebook, where she revealed, along with a photo of the smiling rapper: ‘My mom has stage 4 lung cancer.
I don’t know how many of you understand what that means, but even after 30 years of life I’m still trying to tackle it myself. I have never cried much in my life and I have never felt disconnected from reality in my life.
“However, my mom managed to be the one to pull it together and say ‘Don’t worry baby everything will be fine’.”
Devastated: Hurricane G daughter Lexus Canon posted a picture of the two of them together and asked, “What am I suppose to do without you?” Because she shares the destruction
Cancer battle: In May, on her mother’s last birthday, Lexus took to Facebook, where she revealed along with a photo of the smiling rapper: “My mom has stage 4 lung cancer.”
LL Cool J and Kid Capri were among the stars who sent their condolences and paid tribute to the late rapper, following her passing.
Rapper Rah Degas penned: “I go crazy when I post a death row like this, but #HurricaneG is a family as well as a legend, and my good sister deserves her flower. Rest with me G.’
Producer Pete Rock shared a video of her performance and wrote: “I can’t believe it. I spoke to her about a month ago.
Hurricane Ji was of Puerto Rican descent but was born in Brooklyn, New York City, and throughout her 30-year career, she has performed rap in both English and Spanish.
Rest easy: Rapper Rah Degas penned: “I feel crazy posting a death row like this but #HurricaneG is a family as well as a legend and my good sister deserves her flower”
Shock: Producer Pete Rock shared a video of her performance and wrote: “I can’t believe it. I just spoke to her about a month ago.
She was the first member of Hit Squad and famously collaborated with a number of superstars, including Redman, Xzibit and Puff Daddy.
Gloria made an eye-catching appearance in Redman’s 1992 hit Tonight’s da Night. before appearing in Red’s Dare Is A Darkside in 1994. He appeared in Puff Daddy’s Public Enemy 2000 from his 1999 album, Forever.
The talented rapper’s debut album, All Woman, was released in 1997.
Her 1997 single Somebody Else, off her debut album, reached the top ten on the Hot Rap Singles Chart.
In 2013, she went on to release her own follow-up album: Mami & Papi, which features Thirstin Howl III.
Superstar: She was the first member of Hit Squad and famously collaborated with a number of superstars, including Redman and Puff Daddy (pictured together in 1999)
News of Hurricane J’s death emerged as the hip-hop world was already mourning New Jersey rapper Tammy Wan, 52, who passed away Sunday night.
Tame One, AKA Tamer Dizzle, is a native of Raheem Brown, and according to multiple reports, his mother, Darlene Brown Harris, said on Facebook: “The medical examiner says the six pharmaceutical drugs he was prescribed by Trinitas last Friday, along with the weed, he smoked This weekend… he simply lost his heart.
“I won’t respond to all posts for some time, but the hardest words I will ever post or say are, ‘My son, my heart, is dead.'”
In addition to his solo shows, Tame One is best known for his work with Artifacts, Leak Bros, and The Weathermen.
Tame One and Hurricane G appear in the video for Redman’s Tonight’s Da Night.
Sad: News of Hurricane G’s death has emerged as the hip-hop world is already mourning New Jersey rapper Tammy Wan, 52, who died Sunday evening (pictured in 2015)
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