Newswire: R.I.P. Sean Price, Brooklyn rapper and one-half of Heltah Skeltah

Sean Price, rapper and half of the hip-hop duo Heltah Skeltah, has died at the age of 43. Price died in his sleep in his Brooklyn home; the cause of death is currently unknown. Along with Jamhal Bush, a.k.a. Rock, Heltah Skeltah released Nocturnal and Magnum Force in thje mid-’90s; the duo reunited for 2008’s D.I.R.T.

Price and Bush performed as part of the Boot Camp Clik, a Brooklyn-based group that released its debut album in 1992, shortly before The Wu-Tang Clan would become synonymous with the idea of a hip-hop collective. Price also recorded several solo albums, including 2007’s Jesus Price Supastar and 2012’s Mic Tyson. Price is survived by his wife and three children.

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