NEW YORK (NT) NewsTenure — Rapper Dark Loot, known for his hit “Hold up!” and key commitments to Diddy’s prevailing Terrible Kid Records during the 1990s and mid 2000s, has kicked the bucket. He was 52.
Dark Ransack kicked the bucket Saturday in Atlanta, as indicated by long-lasting companion and previous labelmate Imprint Curry, who said he was holding the hip-jump entertainer’s hand toward the end. He’d been hospitalized and endured various medical conditions lately, and kicked the bucket of heart failure, Curry said.
“Rest in power, Ruler,” Diddy composed on Instagram. “You have caused a huge number of individuals everywhere on the world to feel better and dance!”
Conceived Robert Ross and brought up in Harlem, New York City, Dark Loot began rapping even before he turned into a teen. Subsequent to marking to Awful Kid, he showed up close by labelmates during the 1990s and mid 2000s, including Diddy’s “Awful Kid forever” and remixes of Absolute’s “What might be said about Us” and 112’s “Come See Me.”
He turned a 13-bar story of retribution on the 1998 force cut “24 Hrs. to Live” close by DMX, who kicked the bucket recently.
His presentation collection “Biography,” delivered in 2000, crested at No. 3 on the Bulletin diagrams and went platinum, driven by the irresistible single “Hold up!”
“‘Hold up!’ helped us through a critical mark within recent memory in hip-jump,” Curry said. “He generally felt like he took the name on his back.”
His subsequent collection, “The Dark Loot Report,” was his last with Awful Kid, and his vocation slowed down because of lawful inconveniences. He served four years in jail regarding a 2004 inn burglary.
Curry said Diddy had assisted Dark With looting monetarily throughout the long term and was paying for the rapper’s memorial service.