R.I.P. Grandmaster Roc Raida
What is going on? There have been too many monumental deaths as of late. Hip Hop has lost another great treasure. Today it was announced that world famous DJ Grandmaster Roc Raida has died from unspecified causes. His family is being private with the details for now. Roc Raida, born Anthony Williams, became internationally known after taking home the DMC World DJ Championship in 1995. He is a founding member of the X-Ecutioners (formerly known as the X-Men), produced music, created the Gong DJ Battle and was currently on tour as Busta Rhymes' DJ. Our condolences go out to his family at this time. Hopefully we will get more details surrounding his death soon. Read more about Roc Raida at ALLHIPHOP.COM.
EDIT: An updated article both eulogizing and revealing the cause of his death (an accident stemming from Krav Maga training) was posted on ALLHIPHOP. Read that HERE