This has just been confirmed through a Busta Rhymes message on Twitter. Busta tweeted a message saying Roc Raida is dead. We are still awaiting final confirmation of this news but artists and colleagues including Da Beatminerz have stated through social media that turntablism pioneer and instructor Roc Raida has died this weekend.
“I am sorry 2 say that on this day at 2:05 Sept 19th we lost another incredible life…Dj Roc Raida died 2day my personal Dj is gone… I just wanna thank everyone 4 ur love and support and ur prayers…We will never let ur name die Roc…We love u and will 4ever miss u…RIP.”
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The New York-based deejay was most known for his years with the award-winning X-Men (b/k/a) The X-Ecutioners. This crew, whose legendary lineup included founder Rob Swift, Total Eclipse, Mista Sinista and Roc Raida (Steve Dee, DJ Boogie Blind and DJ Precision were also members at various times).
Fans would remember that some time back we had reported Roc Raida was hospitalized as a result of a spinal injury.
Roc Raida was 37 years old and had won numerous awards and recognitions in his field.
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RIP Roc Raida!