Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey confirmed the news to the Associated Press, revealing that the 90s rapper – who was a part of Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Bad Boy label – died from natural causes at his home in South Carolina.
The star is most known for his hit track 'Flava in Ya Ear', which was later remixed by Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, Busta & Rampage.
According to Daily News, the rapper is survived by his wife and two adult children.
Prominent members of the hip-hop community have since taken to Twitter to share a few kind words in memory of their friend and colleague.
Sending love to his family during this difficult time.