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RIP to Robert Diaz aka Pumpkinhead

traestartraestar Atlantic City, NJPosts: 6,018 ✭✭✭✭✭
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RIP to Pumpkinhead! He passed away yesterday, I've heard word that it was complications during surgery. So it's still unknown.

I've listened to his music ever since his Babygrand days and he was establishing a reputation amongst the battle rap domain. Many artists such as Pharoahe Monch, Talib Kweli, Chip Fu, Soul Khan have described him as a cool, humble dude who took passion to his craft. PH you will be missed.

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  • achewon87achewon87 Low End Theorist Survivor Series '97Posts: 5,335 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I heard about this...

    Really only know him from the IT song...

    Shits sad yo...

    traestar
  • renagade410.renagade410. Posts: 647 ✭✭✭
    Im not one of those people thats gonna front like Pumpkin head was one of my favorite rappers, but i will say the love he had for the art is unmatched. Ive always checked for his stuff and orange moon over brooklyn got heavy rotation when it dropped. "Rock on" to me is a top 50 track. The first few lines is the essence of what underground hip hop is. R.I.P

    "Welcome aboard the Underground Railroad, I'm your captain
    I'm gonna explain the reason why I keep on rappin
    Why I keep on movin, doin shows in Manhattan
    Knowin in my heart, that I'll probably never go platinum
    See it's for the love, music is in my protoplasm"

    traestarRuffDraftYoung Stef
  • thephantasmthephantasm Posts: 562 ✭✭✭
    Pumkin head had potential.
    traestarLou_Cypher
  • RuffDraftRuffDraft Posts: 4,751 ✭✭✭✭
    #LatePost. RIP Pumpkinhead. Also used to listen to Orange Moon Over Brooklyn. Sad that so many pass too young.
    Favourite Albums of 2013/Essence Threads:
    Ugly Heroes - Ugly Heroes LP
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    traestarBedStuy
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