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. Voltron Says:

    Rest In Peace brother.

  2. Voltron Says:

    # Gravity alias So Ambitious Says:
    September 19th, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    All wack everything. Wack bars, wack awwhhh’s, all wack everything. (c) BP3 review.

    ^^^^
    Damn Voltron, you either comment on how great Pac is/was or you hating on hov.. is there ever anything else on your mind? jus saying

    ^

    ive never made a comment about Pac ever. U mean Mos/Pharoahe??

  3. SayyyWorddd Says:

    Man, yo ’09 HAS to be the most tragic year in my 26 years of living, niggas leaving left and right….Dj AM now this, shit is crazy.

  4. NovemberEnd aka what is gay about listening to rap music at the gym Says:

    R.I.P.

    2010 can arrive any sooner?…2009 is the year of deaths

  5. nessnice Says:

    it aint safe out here for a dj…

  6. PrecYse Says:

    this is sad.

  7. Moha Says:

    Are you fucking kidding me?!?!? I still play x-ecutioners. I swear ’09 is cursed damn…

  8. Jersey*made*me Says:

    More people have died in ’09 than I can remember in any other year,especially in entertainment.Showbiz lost some heavyweights this year.

  9. ryan Says:

    r.i.p. you will be missed.
    Bumpin that Champion Sounds all day.

  10. mie Says:

    a true innovator in the dj world – rest in peace

  11. Gravity alias So Ambitious Says:

    Word. I was watching that Pacquiao vs Marquez again on youtube a second ago. Idk, Mayweather seems to be judge’s fav ‘cos IMO, De La Hoya won that fight when they clashed. Floyd got skills though, him vs. Pacqiao would be epic.

    ______________________

    My fault Volt, I mistook you for V.I.. lol *daps*

  12. TheyWantEfx Says:

    RIP to one of the best yet

  13. Darri Says:

    This is terrible! How I used to love X-Ecutionerz around 2002. RIP brother!

  14. Mag Says:

    Wow and I was youtubin him all the last few weeks when a.m died!

    R.I.P

    P.S he’s in dj hero I think :(

  15. G7 Says:

    r.i.p. Roc. 09 has been tough year. hopefully everyone else makes it through the rest safely.

  16. precyse Says:

    mag just shut up.

  17. precyse Says:

    mag/i can just put in the bag/

  18. steven biko Says:

    RIP to my brother Roc Raida. It takes many years of discipline and dedication to develop the level of skill Raida displays on that video above. We can all learn from him. Thanks for the memories bro.

  19. Fort Apache General Says:

    Hip-Hop Has Lost one of the Greatest DJ’s Ever!!!! Rest in Peace Grandmaster Roc Raida!!!! X-Men!!!!!

  20. precyse Says:

    fuck steven biko/just look like miko/

  21. Al Poelvordino Says:

    RIP ROC RAIDA

    ————————————————————————————–if mayweather is alright he can beat him by decision
    marquez can win by K.O. cuz yes hes an underrated beast
    but marquez is 36 and floyd is 32 so.. maybe moneymay will be great tonight (even after 3 years of retirement).. can’t wait to see that!

  22. ant Says:

    dope video…RIP

  23. precyse Says:

    that nigga is fake

  24. precyse Says:

    al just the fuck up/i will slap you and put in a cup/

  25. Darth Cipher Says:

    damn another celeb in 09!!! this shit’s getting outta hand now… seems like this is the year that, if you’re a somebody, you might get etched out…

    and screw the Mayweather fight… UFC all the way Franklin Vs. Belfort

    Belfort makes his long awaited return to the UFC at 185 lbs… i could careless about Mayweather fighting anyone besides Pacman

  26. Jersey*made*me Says:

    and screw the Mayweather fight… UFC all the way Franklin Vs. Belfort

    ^^
    Out yo effin mind.

  27. J. Caesar Says:

    R.I.P. Roc raida..

  28. landLORD Says:

    KFC > UFC

  29. precyse Says:

    damn thought i was dead/one of y’all nigga got mislead/because al never got head/

  30. landLORD Says:

    SMH @ Oregon’s ugly ass new uniforms…

    Who dressed these niggas?…

  31. precyse Says:

    landlord/don’t know what he can uh ford/

  32. SayyyWorddd Says:

    LF: Yo, Oregon Trail was the shit in grade school,straight survival skills(no Buckshot & KRS)

  33. Jersey*made*me Says:

    SMH @ Oregon’s ugly ass new uniforms…

    Who dressed these niggas?…

    ^^

    Yeah they got that exclusive contract with Nike because the big cheese is alumni,but Nike gets real “open minded” with these uniforms.That shit is hideous.

  34. precyse Says:

    landlord just the fuck/ dude i get ya grandmother run over her like truck/

  35. landLORD Says:

    These niggas got green, yellow and gray jerseys, with duck feathers on the shoulders… and gray, Walmart 2 for 10 dollar sweatpants on… they fucking up my hi-def…wtf?

  36. Pikasso Says:

    Stilll remember when i first saw the x-cutionners down in Montreal, that was a real crew of DJ’s not like nowadays crews that’s just rep what’s HOT on the radio and don’t even know a thing about SCRATCH…..

    Rip ROC the turntable master Raida

  37. landLORD Says:

    LOL @ precious … Bless your heart… They got computers now at the state schools for the mentally ill and behavioral challenged children…

  38. precyse Says:

    landlord scared/ when i diss these nigga he really ain’t prepared/

  39. precyse Says:

    landlord you the lord or something. GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE BITCH.

  40. precyse Says:

    landlord i fucking your grandmother where was your other.

  41. nessnice Says:

    the umc’s > ufc

  42. landLORD Says:

    LMAO… Uh-oh someone needs their meds… Chill precious, I’m sure the friendly old lady with the white jacket and stethoscope will arrive shortly, with more ritalin and haldol…

  43. precyse Says:

    yaaaaaaaaa/ mutha fuckin what i look like/ these nigga still ridin bikes/

  44. precyse Says:

    landlord i’m you scuked ya dads dick. right don’t worry you will have head soon.

  45. precyse Says:

    and least i can make music. not like you want too come see me . come too website http://www.precysely.blogspot.com see ya there

  46. The Killer Says:

    First tupac then biggie then biggie l then big pun then raids, who next?
    Ll cool j, ? Maybe he’s old!

  47. landLORD Says:

    ^LOLOLOLOL

    Fantasia?… is that you?…

  48. precyse Says:

    landlord mad/ ohh fell sad/

  49. silas aka simon Says:

    people watching boxing over ufc = precyse comments

    mos doing a movie about death that shit will be epic

  50. precyse Says:

    landlord is that you/ you know because you look like fool/

  51. Hood Trill Stunting aka Trap Day Man Says:

    RIP Roc Raida

  52. precyse Says:

    i put land/ in sand/ then i got five hundred grand/

  53. Hood Trill Stunting aka Trap Day Man Says:

    landlord i’m you scuked ya dads dick. right don’t worry you will have head soon.

    ^

    lol. they should neva give immigrants innanets service. fuk be wrong w/folks out here?

  54. The Killer Says:

    Pioneers. Missed, but never forgotten. Roger troutman was great, rakim was extra great

  55. precyse Says:

    not stop talkin land. you scary your getting a cold/ be cause ya getting old/

  56. precyse Says:

    hood/ get understood/

  57. The Killer Says:

    Appreciate jay nas
    Redman eminent
    Nwa wutang
    Everything ends, but my heart will go on

  58. precyse Says:

    landlord scared man.

  59. landLORD Says:

    Oh I’m not scared… Its just bad karma to pick on, and make fun of the mentally challenged and handicapped…besides… Your dyslexic, 3rd grade comments make for hella comedy…may the most high forgive me… Go ahead, do another one… LMAO

  60. precyse Says:

    and he know scared

  61. precyse Says:

    ohhhhhhhhhhhh you mean ya grandmother suked my dick

  62. precyse Says:

    i will kill ya grandmother bitch. make her blood come out bitch.

  63. precyse Says:

    kill her make her heart come out. you gonna be crying.

  64. The Killer Says:

    A wise person once told me don’t argue with fools cuz people from afar can’t tell who is who

  65. precyse Says:

    fuck ya landlord

  66. landLORD Says:

    scuked > suked…

    By a landslide

  67. precyse Says:

    landlord just playing man. landlord just playing on the grandmother part. landlord just playing with you.

  68. landLORD Says:

    Killer… I’m not arguing… I’m LMAO

  69. precyse Says:

    peace landlord. take care.

  70. JUlett Says:

    (R.I.P.)Sucks another talanted person gone…

  71. precyse Says:

    soo landlord forgive me. i was just playing.

  72. Andoi Says:

    rip

  73. The Killer Says:

    ill fhao

  74. the real truth Says:

    R.I.P

  75. KUTTA Says:

    i’m giving precyse a record deal on the strength of william hung.

  76. KUTTA Says:

    gettin head from grandma’s and “sckuck” ing dude’s dads dicks is worthy of a giant collaborative PAUSE.

  77. AmpGeez a.k.a Roll That S#!t, Light That S#!t, Smoke That S#!T Says:

    That Max freestyle ain’t wavy.

    Shit’s sad.

    R.I.P Roc Raida

  78. Al Poelvordino Says:

    Ghostdeini the Great Wizard >

    In Emerald City LP coming soon

  79. The Killer Says:

    That Max song
    ^_^_^
    This can’t be life

  80. The Killer Says:

    The great wizard is grea

  81. The Killer Says:

    T

  82. landLORD Says:

    Cosign KUTTA…

    Or how about the classic; “landlord..don’t know what he can uh ford”… Still LMAO

  83. Troyvul Says:

    SMH @ Oregon’s ugly ass new uniforms…

    Who dressed these niggas?…
    ^
    Me I personally think there fly, my pops was tellin me thats Phil Knights Alma Mater, so he keeps them decked out in the flyiest shit. Over the past few years they’ve had like 12 diff uniforms, with the cleats to match.

    Having Alumni in high places >

  84. landLORD Says:

    Troyvul Says:

    September 19th, 2009 at 6:12 pm
    SMH @ Oregon’s ugly ass new uniforms…

    Who dressed these niggas?…
    ^
    Me I personally think there fly, my pops was tellin me thats Phil Knights Alma Mater, so he keeps them decked out in the flyiest shit. Over the past few years they’ve had like 12 diff uniforms, with the cleats to match.

    ————–

    of the 12 different ensembles, i prefer the ones on the right … even the ones on the left are bearable …

    tinyurl.com/nfgpsk

  85. Al Poelvordino Says:

    free biggaveli

  86. landLORD Says:

    but these joints right here, worn with the wal-mart gray sweatpants ? … not at all …

    tinyurl.com/mzu7g2

  87. Troyvul Says:

    tinyurl.com/nfgpsk
    ^
    The black ones are bearable…damn lol. They are way better than the ones on the right. Even the white ones they wore a couple weeks ago are better than those on the right.

  88. Tong Po Flo Says:

    Dang who’s next?

  89. 911 Says:

    That Tennessee quarterback is quite possibly the worst qb of all time in the fbs. He fucking sucks. My gawd!

  90. bacemonk Says:

    RIP Grand Master Roc Raida. We will carry the torch for you my dude. I hope you and AM are rocking the house tonight.

  91. Al Poelvordino Says:

    Nas & Jay – Dead President (Live in london)
    (Ultimate Version, 0.5) CLASSIC!!!
    that track > rap game

  92. Edle Says:

    Xmen were dope. Sad to hear this. No disrespect but what is a mixed martial arts accident?

  93. Nanyanen Says:

    RIP Roc Raida

  94. strongarm Says:

    “landlord i fucking your grandmother where was your other.”

    ^this line > most niggas rap careers

    shit still got me laughin

  95. GOTTA SAY Says:

    Thats the first cat I heard dying from some UFC shit. RIP

  96. UPSET THE SETUP Says:

    RIP ROC RAIDA

  97. red parker Says:

    Hat’s off to one of the greats. it’s not that the great are dying that worries me. it’s the lack of people who are worthy of taking their place. We should all do our best to master our craft just like they did. we owe it to them cuz they paved the way for us to do what we love to do. word.

    ps.

    precise, it’s not such a good idea to post all that dumb shit on this page man. any page but this one dude. i know you’re just playing but you’re an idiot for that one. sorry. just being real.

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  99. Marcus Robinson Says:

    Raida was recently in an mixed martial arts accident

    ^^^^

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

  100. Marcus Robinson Says:

    Roc Raida at 3:49
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6Yplww55ao

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  102. chuck Says:

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

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

    ^^^ so inappropriate…

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