Harlem Rapper Black Rob Dies at 51

Harlem rapper Black Rob, born Robert Ross and the Bad Boy artist best known for his 2000 hit “Whoa,” has died at the age of 51.

The death was confirmed by former label mate Mark Curry, who posted an emotional video message on Instagram Saturday.

“Rob passed away about an hour ago,” Curry said as he walked down the street with tears pouring down his face.

“I don’t know where to begin, but I thank everybody for the donations.”

He added, “We’ve lost a lot [of] legends and we can’t afford to lose anymore.”

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SOURCE: Page Six, Jesse O’Neill

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