In Memoriam: Remembering the Rappers We Lost in 2019

There is a time to be born and a time to die, but death is always unfortunate. Hip-Hop has mourned the death of influential rappers who push the culture forward and have contributed to the culture. This life is in memoriam of the rappers the world lost in 2019.

Rest in Peace to Ermias Joseph Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle, who we lost on March 31

Nipsey Hussle, was shot and killed outside his own Marathon Clothing store in Crenshaw, CA at age 33.

(Los Angeles, Crenshaw, CA)

Rest in Peace to Richard Stephen Shaw, also known as Bushwick Bill, who we lost on June 9, 2019.

Bushwick Bill died of pancreatic cancer at age 52.


Rest in Peace to Jamarr Antonio Stamps, also known as Bad Azz, who we lost on November 11, 2019.

(Long Beach, CA)

Rest in Peace to Jarad Anthony Higgins, also known as Juice WRLD, who we lost on December 8, 2019.

 Juice WRLD died at Chicago’s Midway Airport after suffering a seizure at the age of 21.

(Chicago, IL)