It’s with heavy hearts that we reported the death of hip-hop legend Big Kap. At the age of 45, DJ Big Kap is described as “a true legend and pioneer in the hip-hop game.” While his cause of death remains unknown at this time, he will forever be remembered for helping launch Biggie Smalls’ career in the 1990s.

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In an interview with ThisIs50 from last year Big Kap opened up about crucial points in his life like Deejaying for Biggie, The Tunnel, breaking records & much more! Check it out below.

RIP to a Real Great, and a True Friend #BigKap we Love You and will Miss You!!

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Rest in peace, Big Kap. We’ll miss you!