Craig Mack, the rapper known for the popular 90’s song “Flava In Ya Ear” produced by Chill Lover Radio Affiliate Easy Mo Bee and the song that helped build the foundation for Sean Combs Bad Boy Records has passed away at his Walterboro, Sc. home. He was age 47.
“Flava in Ya Ear” went to No. 1 on the Billboard rap songs chart and No. 9 on the Hot 100. It was also named the single of the year at the 1995 Source Awards and nominated for a 1995 Grammy in the best rap solo performance category. It was the lead single from Mr. Mack’s strong debut album, “Project: Funk Da World.”
His memory will continue to live on through his music. His work was instrumental in helping to move the Hip Hop musical genre further into mainstream acceptance.
*Excerpts of this article were taken from the 3/13/18 article from The New York Times written by Jon Caramanica.