In accordance with Bushwick Invoice’s publicist, he’s “nonetheless alive and preventing most cancers” within the hospital. TMZ experiences that the rapper’s rep spoke to hospital employees to verify the information and says a few of Invoice’s household are by his bedside proper now whereas others are on their means.
The publicist reportedly believes that the misinformation about Invoice unfold as a result of he was absent from a scheduled Saturday night time gig. Scarface, a fellow Geto Boys member, initially broke the information on social media with two tribute posts through his Instagram about Invoice.
Bushwick Invoice’s daughter has additionally made a press release supporting that his dad remains to be alive. He is additionally calling for prayers and help from followers in hopes he can pull via. See his Instagram submit through Invoice’s Instagram account beneath.
We’ll preserve you up to date as extra particulars on this story turn into out there.
Bushwick Invoice, a charismatic longtime member of the legendary rap group Geto Boys, has reportedly handed away.
In accordance with Scarface’s Instagram, the Houston native, born Richard Stephen Shaw, handed away after a battle with pancreatic most cancers. Sadly, he was identified with stage four again in February and was reportedly present process intensive chemotherapy with hopes of touring together with his famed group.
Geto Boys and its make-up as a gaggle underwent many modifications throughout the mid-to-late 1980s however finally settled into right into a quartet together with Invoice, Scarface, Willie D and DJ Prepared Purple, who handed away final 12 months.
The collective dropped their debut album in 1988, however gained traction in 1991 after they launched their third album We Can’t Be Stopped and the legendary single “Thoughts Enjoying Methods On Me.” On the time, Geto Boys stood out as one of many few rap teams from the south that was really acknowledged by hip hop heads.
Bushwick Invoice himself was often called a charismatic and standout member of the Geto Boys. He launched six studio albums throughout a solo profession and was planning on uniting with Willie D and Scarface for an upcoming reunion tour, which might find yourself being curtailed largely as a consequence of Invoice’s well being points.
After promoters pulled the plug on the group tour, Invoice advised TMZ he deliberate on doing a 20-city solo tour known as “Phuck Most cancers” and donate a portion of the proceeds from the reveals to pancreatic most cancers sufferers in every metropolis.
Our condolences are with Bushwick Invoice’s household and associates throughout this tough time.