Rapper Hurricane G, star of the 90s, has died

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The death of the New York singer of Puerto Rican origin was confirmed by her former partner, who did not give details about the causes

Rapper Hurricane G, star of the 90s, has died

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The New York rapper Hurricane G died this weekend at the age of 52, as confirmed by those around her amid messages of condolences from other figures of the genre.

The death of the singer, called Gloria Rodríguez, was confirmed by her former partner, Erick Sermon, who wrote: “My heart is broken today. One of my good friends… the mother of my oldest daughter passed away today.”

“ She was also a legend in her own right in the Hiphop community. One of the first Puerto Rican female rappers. She led the way. He was in all the Hiphop magazines with all the most important women of the time”, he added in his emotional message on Instagram.

The cause of his death has not yet been revealed.< /p>

90s star rapper Hurricane G has died

Hurricane G's career spanned 30 years, working alongside artists from the likes of P. Diddy and Redman. Born in Brooklyn, of Puerto Rican origin, she was the first female member of the Hit Squad.

She rose to fame in the 90s, after appearing in in Redman's 1992 hit “Tonight's da Night.” He was also on another Redman song, “Dare Iz a Darkside,” in 1994, and collaborated with Xzibit on the track “At the Speed ​​of Life.”

He later had success with the release of his single “Somebody Else” in 1997, which reached number 10 on the Billboard charts, as part of her All Woman album.

Also, she collaborated as a guest on albums by artists Keith Murray, Delinquent Habits or Funkdoobiest. And he was featured on Puff Daddy's 2000 Public Enemy hit from his 1999 album, Forever.

However, he released his second album more than 15 years after his first, in 2013: Mami and Papi.

Sermon's and Rodriguez's friends commented on the message sharing their condolences. Producer Kid Capri wrote: “God bless her”, while DJ Premier wrote: “her Iconic of our time. We love you Gloria!!!”

Another wrote: “He was a legend. Lots of style”.

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