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Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill Dead At 52


The world of hip hop is mourning today for the loss of a fellow Texans, Richard Stephen Shaw aka Bushwick Bill. We have confirmed that ‘Geto Boys’ member and hip hop pioneer, Bushwick Bill has passed away at the age of 52 after a bout with pancreatic cancer. Earlier in the day yesterday there were conflicting reports on whether or not Bill had passed, but his rep said in a statement that Bill did indeed pass away at 9:35 Sunday night surrounded by family and friends.  According to his son Javon, Bill’s last words were, “I will love you forever.”  Plans for a public memorial are underway for the hip-hop legend.

Rest In Peace Bushwick


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