Hip Hop

Rapper Craig Mack dead at 46

Craig's passing was confirmed by producer and close friend Alvin Toney

Hip hop star Craig Mack who performed the 1994 single "Flava In Ya Ear" died on Monday night. The 46-year-old was an original artist on Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records in the 90's.

Mack died of a heart failure in a hospital near his home in Walterboro, South Carolina.

Close friend and music producer Alvin Toney tells the media "God bless my friend. He was a good friend of mine. He was prepared for whatever comes, to go home to the Lord. He was prepared to do that. He wasn't scared. He was ready."

Bad Boy Records pays tribute to the late Craig Mack on Twitter.