The hip-hop star wey rise to fame for 1994 with the hit single Flava In Ya Ear, na the first artist to release album for P Diddy Bad Boy Records.
After him split with Diddy, him drop him second album, Operation: Get Down, but him later quit music come devote him life to religion.
LL Cool J, Funkmaster Flex, Biz Markie and DJ Scratch dey among people wey don pay tribute to the star.
DJ Scratch post on top Instagram say
“I just got a disturbing phone call. I cannot believe this dude is gone.”
“He just reached out a couple of weeks ago for me to speak on his documentary about his life.
“Craig was my roadie on tour. He would set up & break down my turntables every night… Rest In Peace Lil Bro.”
“Rest in power Craig,” na wetin LL Cool J tweet.
“It was a pleasure to know you & rock with you. You stepped away from the game & did it your way. I always respected that.”
Rest in power Craig. May the almighty embrace your soul & lift up your family and friends. it was a pleasure to know you & rock with you. You $tepped away from the game & did it your way.. I always respected that.#RIPCraigMack
— LLCOOLJ. (@llcoolj) March 13, 2018
According to the New York Daily News, Mack die of heart failure for one hospital wey dey near him house for South Carolina on Monday.
Him come from Brentwood, Long Island.
The success of the album wey him drop na because of Flava In Ya Ear – especially the remix, wey feature verses from Notorious BIG, LL Cool J and Busta Rhymes.
The single go platinum and e get nomination for Grammy the following year, while the follow-up single, Get Down, go gold.
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