The Hip-Hop Community Reacts to the Death of Craig Mack

Source: Facebook

Hip-hop greats say goodbye to Craig Mack

Craig Mack, the man responsible for one of the greatest rap songs of all time, died of heart failure at a hospital near his Walterboro, South Carolina on Monday.

The rapper was only 46.

READ: “Flava in Ya Ear” Rapper Craig Mack Passes Away From Heart Failure At 46

Mack is known for “Flava in Ya Ear” and “Flava in Ya Ear” (Remix), which launched the career of The Notorious B.I.G.

It was also Bad Boy Entertainment’s first hit.

WATCH: Craig Mack Raps in Church

Throughout the day the hip-hop community came out in droves to show respect for the MC. Everyone from Puff Daddy to Questlove to E-40 to Pete Rock showed love to Mack.

Scroll down to see what was said.

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