Famous 90s Rapper Dies Suddenly at 57
Famous 90s rapper Paul Costict from B-Rrock and The Bizz died suddenly and unexpectedly at just 57, according to reports.
Costict passed away at his home in Norfolk, Virginia, according to TMZ.
While the cause of death is still unknown, a family member said the rapper reported feeling ill recently.
Paul Costict dead: B-Rock and The Bizz rapper passes away ‘unexpectedly’ at 57 https://t.co/0BNIPKeP15 pic.twitter.com/8bmVlMuQns
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B-Rock and The Bizz became the first rap group from Mobile, Alabama, after forming in 1996.
The hip-hop collective consisted of producer, rapper and singer, Baron “B-Rock” Agee, his brother Leevirt Agee, Thaddeus “T-Bird” Maye and Costict, The New York Post notes.
The Daily Caller reported:
They soared to the top of the charts with their hit single “My Baby Daddy,” in 1997, from their debut album “Porkin’ Beans & Wienes.”
The song caught on quickly and earned the group a gold certification when it soared up to the number 10 spot on the Billboard 100.
In addition to being a talented member of the band, Costict was also the group’s road manager, according to TMZ.
He eventually ended up in a bitter dispute over his gold album with his ex-wife, Lasancious, and the two famously battled over the rights and earnings from the song on a television episode of “Divorce Court.”
Despite being considered to be a “one-hit-wonder” by many fans, the group held a rightful place in the hip-hop community.
Many artists paid homage to the group’s success, as recently as 2022, when Rihanna was spotted a ‘that’s just my baby daddy’ t-shirt during her pregnancy.
Costict’s fellow band member and dear friend, Thaddeus “T-Bird” is among many who shared messages of love and condolences upon hearing of his death.
Thaddeus remembered him as “a very funny and Kool brother,” according to TMZ.
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