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Combat Jack Has Passed Away | HOT 97 | #1 For Hip Hop

Combat Jack Has Passed Away | HOT 97 | #1 For Hip Hop

Hip-hop pioneer Combat Jack, real name Reggie Osse, has died aged 48 after a short illness. Sadly, close friend and Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97 was one of the sources confirming his passing on Wednesday (December 20). Deemed the "undisputed #1 HipHop podcast", The Combat Jack Show welcomed hip-hop legends such as Chuck D, RZA, and Scarface, among others. "Rest In Peace to the Legendary Combat Jack", wrote Joey.

'I got hit with some real life sh*t.

The former attorney and host of The Combat Jack Show, recently revealed he had an aggressive form of colon cancer. It is some of the most entertaining interviews on the internet.

"I'm about to jump on this journey to health with chemo and alternative medicine", he tweeted. Your boy aint going nowhere though. Still, wanted to let y'all know the progress and my focus to #CombatCancer.




Hip-hop has lost one of its most important voices.

What's more, he impressively worked his way up the corporate chain as a legal affairs intern at Def Jam Recordings.

During his career, he represented the likes of Jay-Z and Missy Elliott.

Check out what else the world of hip-hop has to say about the passing of the late, great, Combat Jack in our gallery below.


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