There is a chunk of stunning information for Malik B’s followers. The rapper and founding member of The Roots have handed away on the age of 47. On Wednesday, The roots introduced the loss of life of the Philadelphia-born rapper on their official social media publish. The reason for his loss of life has not been revealed but.
In a heartbreaking publish, The Roots wrote, “It is with heavy hearts and tearful eyes that we regretfully inform you of the passing of our beloved brother and long time Roots member Malik Abdul Basit. May he be remembered for his devotion to Islam, His loving brotherhood, and his innovation as one of the most gifted MCs of all time. We ask that you please respect his family and extended family in our time of mourning such a great loss.”
Malik B appeared on 4 albums earlier than departing The Roots in 1999. The Roots received its first Grammy the next 12 months. The band additionally carried out as the home band on the very well-known Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show.”
Malik B’s final album as a member of The Roots was Things Fall Apart, which stays a high-water mark for the band. Another important achievement of the group was incomes the distinguished Grammy for the Erykah Badu-featuring “You Got Me” and promoting over 1 million within the U.S.
Well, that is certainly a tragic second for the world’s music fraternity. Malik B was a legend who has left us so quickly. Everyone will all the time keep in mind his contribution to music and The Roots.