Monday, 25 June, 2018

Craig Mack, 'Flava In Ya Ear' Superstar, Dies at 46

Bad Boy Rapper Craig Mack Has Passed Away Craig Mack dead at 46 – Flava In Ya Ear hip-hop star who was part of Puff Daddy's Bad Boy Entertainment dies from
Ellis Copeland | 13 March, 2018, 18:39

When Diddy (then known as Puffy) played Mack's record for Clive Davis, it convinced the executive to give Bad Boy a distribution deal reportedly worth $10 to $15 million.

In 2012, after being away from the hip-hop scene for several years, a video was released in which Mack stated that he had joined the Overcomer Ministry, a conservative Pentecostal Christian organization.

Following news of Mack's death, the hip-hop community and fans took to social media to express their condolences. I made a follow-up call and still no Craig.

Mack's follow up single, "Get Down", was also a success and went gold.

DJ Scratch said on Instagram that Mack formerly handled his turntable setups and breakdowns. In 2017, The Mack World Sessions was released.

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Easy Mo Bee, who produced "Flava in Ya Ear" and numerous songs on Funk Da World, also shared a story about trying to get Mack back into hip-hop and the rapper's ties to Christianity. A remix of the song featured the Notorious B.I.G. and helped launch his career as well.

In an interview in 1994, Puff Daddy had declared that Mack was working on a second album - something Mack himself had appeared confused over at the time - but this never came on the Bad Boy Entertainment label. "I'm devastated over the news of Craig Mack", Sermon wrote.

Rapper Biz Markie also paid tribute, saying: "He had two flawless singles and the platonic rap remix".

Alvin Toney, Mack's longtime friend and producer, was in the middle of making a documentary that highlighted his mission to serve God. He was prepared for whatever comes, to go home to the Lord.

Craig Mack, the '90s rap star who helped put Diddy's Bad Boy Records on the map, died at his home in SC of natural causes. "He wasn't scared. He was ready".

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