NYC rapper Kangol Kid has reportedly passed away On Saturday, December 18, 2021. He was just 55-year-old at the time of his death. Ever since the disheartening piece of news has come to light, netizens have been expressing their sadness. Social media is witnessing a huge flood of sincere tributes for the rapper while fans are offering condolences to his family and friends. Amidst the tributes and RIP messages, netizens are also searching for Kangol Kid cause of death and want to know what happened to him that he suddenly died. Here’s what we know about it.
Kangol Kid whose real name was Shaun Shiller was a New York native. As per reports, the young rapper was battling colon cancer, a cancer of the colon or rectum located at the digestive tract’s lower end. He was diagnosed with the dreadful disease in February this year and ever since he was getting treatment for the same. He was admitted to the hospital around November as cancer had reached Stage IV.
What Was Kangol Kid Cause of Death?
However, the hip-hop legend couldn’t get saved and unfortunately, on Saturday, the artist took his last breath. Kangol Kid’s son T.Shaun Fequiere confirmed his father’s demise. T.Shaun took to Instagram and shared a picture of his father along with a caption where he wrote that he just want to hear him again and want to get another hug and another embarrassing kiss. Kangol’s son concluded the post by writing, “I love you Daddy!”.
Shaun also shared a post on Facebook. Talking about Kangol Kid, apart from being a rapper, he was also a Brooklyn based hip hop group member of the UTFO, Untouchable Force Organization. The band was quite influential in the overall growth of hip hop particularly in New York. However, not much is known about the rapper’s personal life. Kangol Kid reportedly has four children which he has gotten from his two marriages.
The rapper has three sons with his first marriage to Christine that include Andre, T.Shaun, and Giovanni while from his second marriage to Tajiri Swindell, the 55-year-old rapper has only one daughter named Amancia. Amancia happens to be Kangol’s youngest child as she was born in 2015. On another side, Kangol Kid’s son Shaun is also associated with the music industry as he is a music producer and DJ. The late rapper’s son is also a self-proclaimed writer and is the owner of a venture called TLevision. We pay homage to the hip hop legend!