Wednesday, February 3, 2016

NYC DJ Big Kap Reportedly Passed Away


NYC's legendary DJ Big Kap has reportedly passed away.

As hip-hop's birthplace, New York definitely has more than its fair share of rappers and DJs we consider legendary. Today it's being reported we've lost one of them-- DJ Big Kap-- according to an early morning post from DJ Funk Flex. The details surrounding his death are unclear at this moment. He was 45 years old.DJ Big Kap and Funkmaster Flex have history together, the two released an album in 1999, The Tunnel, which featured a who's who of iconic rappers-- Biggie, Tupac, Eminem, Jay Z, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Nas and more. Since news of Kap's passing hit the web this morning, members of the hip-hop community have been showing love and paying their respects online.
Take a look at a few of those posts below.
R.I.P. DJ Kap.
New York City has a lost a legendary member of its hip hip community. On the morning of February 3 it was announced that DJ Big Kap, real name Keith Carter, had died in the city at the age of 45. He’s best known for helping to launch the career of Biggie Smalls in the 1990s as well as working with a veritable who’s who of NYC rap acts