“The Office for the Chief Medical Examiner for Virginia’s Tidewater District confirmed his death to Rolling Stone, though noted a cause of death was still pending.
“His wife, Meco Barcliff, told The New York Times that the rapper (real name Melvin Barcliff) had not been feeling well for the past week; but, she added, he had no known health problems besides asthma.
“The rapper’s death was first announced by Digital Black, a member of the Nineties R&B/hip-hop group Playa, which was part of the same Swing Mob/Da Bassment Cru collective as Timbaland and Magoo. “Man can’t believe this RIH Magoo damn big bro wasnt ready for this at all,” the singer wrote on Instagram.”
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