One of the first rappers to sign to Bad Boy Entertainment Craig Mack died at age 46.
Craig Mack had the 1994 platinum hit “Flava In Ya Ear” and was signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment after he was promised a record deal if he could freestyle for Mary J. Blige after they met at a club in Manhattan, NY.
Craig Mack died of heart failure at a hospital near his home in Walterboro, S.C. According to NY Daily News Mack was ill for some time and apparently knew he would not survive.
Mack is survived by his wife and children.
Wow!!!! This is sad, i’m at a lost of words,,,, rest in peace big/mack ,,,ironic, they both… https://t.co/PFMif9n5Jk
— THE REAL KID CAPRI (@kidcapri101) March 13, 2018
I'm devastated over the news of Craig Mack.. We just finishing up his new album.. smh.. Rest in Power Craig…
— Erick Sermon (@iAmErickSermon) March 13, 2018
RIP Craig Mack THE LEGEND ??
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) March 13, 2018
Rest In Peace Craig Mack. ✊???
— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) March 13, 2018
#RIP Craig Mack