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News: Legendary Rapper Bushwick Bill Passes Away

The legendary rapper Bushwick Bill from the Houston rap group Geto Boys has dies at the age of 52. He had previously been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends when he passed and the family will hold a public memorial at a later date.

Richard Shaw aka Bushwick Bill was born with dwarfism and joined the popular group Geto Boys under the name Little Bill. Along with Willie D and Scarface the group formed in 1986 after a stint as a dancer. He recorded 7 albums with the group included We Can’t Be Stopped, The Ressurection and The Foundation. Scarface confirmed the rappers’ death on social media along with tweets from friends. He will be greatly missed.