Hempstead-raised Rapper Grand Daddy I.U Died at The Age 54 year

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Grand Daddy I.U : The rapper, whose original name was Ayub Bey, was a 1980s member of the hip-hop group Juice Crew. However, it wasn’t until 1990, when he released his debut album, “Smooth Assassin,” on Biz Markie’s Cold Chillin’ Records label, that he gained wider recognition.More UPdates Blingsnews

According to Pete Rock, a fellow rapper and record producer, he passed away “peacefully” in his sleep.

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Grand Daddy I.U., a rapper who was reared in Hempstead but was born in Queens, passed away on Tuesday, according to sources. He was 54.

The 1989 release of the Long Island hip-hop artist’s debut album Smooth Assassin on the late Biz Markie’s record company Cold Chillin’ Records made him famous. His most well-known songs include “Something New,” which peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Rap charts, and “Sugar Free,” which peaked at No. 9.

After learning of Grand Daddy I.U.’s passing, hip-hop celebrities and supporters from Long Island and elsewhere paid tribute to him, including LL Cool J.

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King, rest in power. HipHop was ingrained in your genetic makeup, according to LL Cool J. “We appreciate your contribution.”

Hip-hop Method A “Long Island legend,” according to a man, is Grand Daddy I.U. In 2020, the two had collaborated on musical projects.

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Grand Daddy I.U., whose real name is Ayub Bey, rose to fame in the 1980s rapping with his brother Kay Cee. He gained notoriety in the 1980s as a member of the rap group Juice Crew.

Grand Daddy I.U. rose to recognition thanks to Long Island rapper Biz Markie, who passed away last year. He then released albums on various labels, including Lead Pipe in 1994, Stick to the Script in 2007, and P.I.M.P. (Paper Is My Priority) in 2015.

He performed as a guest MC for numerous other well-known hip-hop acts during his career, most notably The Notorious B.I.G. and Ice-T.

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