Black Rob’s inheritance is irrefutable in hip jump. At the point when the East Harlem rapper born Robert Ross died yesterday (April 17) in an Atlanta hospital, companions, family and fans promptly offered their appreciation through online media. Presently, REVOLT chairman and Bad Boy Records founder Diddy is adding to the late rapper’s digital memorial.
On Sunday, Diddy shared a heartwarming message through Instagram to Black Rob. “Rest in power King!” he wrote. “As I listen to your records today there’s one thing that they all have in common! You have made millions of people all over the world feel good and dance! You are one of a kind! GOD BLESS! Love. You will be truly missed!!!!”
Black Rob’s relationship with Bad Boy Records started during the 90s, a long time before he would release his own studio album. In 1996, the skilled recording artist was highlighted on the Bad Boy remix to 112’s “Come See Me.” The next year, he appeared on the remix to Total’s “What About Us” and Mase’s “24 Hours to Live,” close by The LOX, and DMX. His range was additionally on full display on the remix to Faith Evans’ “Never Knew Love Like This.”
In the year 2000, it was the rapper’s turn. Outfitted with the hard-hitting anthem “Whoa” and the super-lyrical “Espacio,” Life Story appeared at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. In only five months, Life Story was guaranteed platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). One of the platinum selling artist’s more memorable verses came in 2001, when he was included on the label’s thumping theme song “Bad Boy for Life.”
The emcee with a talent for storytelling in his rhymes released his second and last studio album with Bad Boy in 2005. The Black Rob Report was produced by Diddy, among others, like Life Story. It mixed visitor appearances from new and more seasoned Bad Boy craftsmen. Da Band’s Babs, Chopper and Ness were highlighted on “Team” and a posthumous The Notorious B.I.G. verse ended up on “Ya’ll Know Who Killed Him.” The one of a kind rapper was an integral part of Bad Boy history and his contribution to hip hop was huge and strong. Rest in Peace to Black Rob!