After much confusion and uncertainty thoughout the night, it has been confirmed that Three 6 Maifia’s Koopsta Knicca has passed away following a stroke earlier this week.
DJ Paul first shared news of Knicca’s death late last night (Oct. 8) via Twitter, saying “Yall Back Together Brothers,” accompanied by a photo of Knicca and original Mafia member Lord Infamous, who passed back in 2013. DJ Paul later corrected his post after finding outKnicca was still breathing and on life support.
Just hours later, Knicca’s death was confirmed via his official Facebook page. The statement read
To all who are concerned Robert Cooper Phillips AKA
KOOPSTA KNICCA has officially left us all,
This is a GREAT LOST to us all
We will continue to keep him alive with his music.
I loved you with all my heart Koop & ive learned alot from you .
– Per Admin
DJ Paul released another statement following the confirmation, where he pays tribute his “group member and brother.” He revealed they had just begun working on Devil’s Playground 2, however never got the chance to record. Read the full statement below.
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