Another popular 1990s NY Rapper Dies Hurricane G Dies Of Lung Cancer

Media Take Out Staff |

Popular New York female rapper Hurricane G — real name Gloria Rodriguez — has died at 52 of lung cancer, Media Take Out has confirmed.

The musician’s passing was confirmed Sunday by associates and the rapper’s daughter Lexus, who first revealed back in May that her mother was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

“My mom has stage 4 lung cancer,” she announced via social media. “I don’t know how many of you understand what that means but even after 30 years of life I’m still trying to process it myself. I have never cried so much in my life I have never felt so disconnected from reality in my life.”

Born in Brooklyn in 1970, Hurricane G’s career spanned over 30 years, and recorded with such hip hop icons as Diddy, Redman and Xzibit.

The entire hip-hip industry is devastated over the news of Hurricane G’s passing and took to social media to post emotional tributes.

Erick Sermon of the hip hop group EPMD, who also shared a daughter with Hurricane G, expressed his condolences on Instagram. “My heart is hardened today. One of my good friends…. my oldest daughter’s mother passed away today #HURRICANEGLORIA was also a legend in her own right in the Hiphop community,” he wrote. “One of the first puertorican female rappers She rapped with me. @redmangilla she paved the way.”

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