RIP Roc Raida

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UPDATE:  Statement from Roc Raida’s Family

Anthony Williams p/k to the world as The Legendary Grand Master Roc Raida has passed away unexpectedly today Sept 19 2009. He is survived by his wife, 3 lovely daughters, mother and friends. Raida was recently in an mixed martial arts accident, something that he has been practicing for several years. Although he had under gone 2 surgeries with great success, was released to an inpatient physical therapy facility and was in great spirits the past few days. This morning he started to have complications and passed. The family asks for privacy at this time.

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107 Responses to “RIP Roc Raida”

  1. Potholes In My Blog » The Weekly Rundown (Sept. 14-21) Says:

    […] Pioneering DJ Grand Master Roc Raida passes away. Another hip-hop legend gone to soon in 2009. Roc Raida was battling complications from surgery. This weekend his condition worsened and he passed away. Busta Rhymes confirmed the news on Twitter. Our prayers are with his family. […]

  2. chuck Says:

    damn Roc was the amazing behind the tables. Never really got his rights due

  3. They Reminisce Over You: DJ ROC RAIDA. « soulfully poetic. Says:

    […] “Anthony Williams p/k to the world as The Legendary Grand Master Roc Raida has passed away unexpectedly today Sept 19 2009. He is survived by his wife, 3 lovely daughters, mother and friends. Raida was recently in an mixed martial arts accident, something that he has been practicing for several years. Although he had under gone 2 surgeries with great success, was released to an inpatient physical therapy facility and was in great spirits the past few days. This morning he started to have complications and passed. The family asks for privacy at this time.” (Nah Right) […]

  4. spirit equality Says:

    Musta got Superkicked in the chest like Charlie Murphy did Rick James

    ^^^ so inappropriate…

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    […] Quote attributed to Busta Rhymes: “Although he had under gone 2 surgeries with great success, was released to an inpatient physical therapy facility and was in great spirits the past few days. This morning he started to have complications and passed. The family asks for privacy at this time.” […]

  7. Nah Right » Your ice don’t shine and your chain hollow Says:

    […] Coleman circa 1998, live @ a Fat Beats show in Amsterdam. Grandmaster Roc Raida on the 1’s and 2’s. Rest in […]

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