Veteran rapper Pumpkinhead, nee Alan Diaz, has passed away suddenly from reasons unknown at press time.
The Brooklyn rapper was a staple in the New York underground and emerged as a shining talent in the late 1990’s. He impressed audiences with appearances on Immortal Technique’s Revolutionary 1 and Revolutionary 2 albums, and also Jean Grae’s Bootleg Of A Bootleg EP.
He released Orange Moon Over Brooklyn in 2005.
Condolences have begun to spread over the internet and social media, as he was beloved by those that met him.
Pumpkinhead was 39.