NYC DJ Big Kap Has Reportedly Passed Away

UPDATE: A heart attack is responsible for claiming the life of Big Kap. He died early Wednesday morning.

(AllHipHop News) According to Hot 97 radio personality Funkmaster Flex, New York City DJ Keith “Big Kap” Carter has passed away. Flex and Kap released the 1999 album The Tunnel. The details about the situation are limited, but several Hip Hop figures have taken to social media to offer condolences. Big Kap was 45.

Rest in peace…. Big Kap…

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R.I.P. Big Kap

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  • Black Adam

    Just heard about this on the radio. R.i.p. Big Kap

  • The Legendary Troll

    dont know him but rip

  • Sinbk Legend


    • Savimbi

      you non hip-hop supporting a$$ ni99a.

      • Sinbk Legend

        Look it’s my fan! What’s sup lil nigga?

      • Savimbi

        what you doing on hip-hop blogs? you non supporting a$$ ni99a

      • Inmadopicouroz✓QUEENSᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

        calm down Hakeem. its only hip hop;

      • Sinbk Legend

        That’s all you can say? Log off and try again lil nigga lmao

      • Savimbi

        As in, any of your opinions aren’t valid being that you aren’t a consumer, so any reviews of yours would be moot since you don’t contribute to any of the economics. Money talks, BS walks and you my friend speak w/ a mouth full of poop!!!!

      • Sinbk Legend

        Mouth full of poop??? lmao tell plucky duck to come get his uncle lmao

      • Savimbi

        I’ll let him know, and perhaps his uncle will hand you a couple dollars so you can finally buy an album or two, broke a$$ ni99a.

      • Sinbk Legend

        You’re his uncle dum nigga lmao. .yall both lame af

      • Savimbi

        I see being broke and not having the ability to buy cds gives u ample time to watch cartoons huh? little broke a$$ ni99a

      • Sinbk Legend

        Lmao ok simba….I can’t go back and forth with your lame ass forever so with this I say kill yourself! Lmao

  • NoChaser

    R.I.P Big Kap

  • baller187

    nobody knows him here in cali, RIP NIGGA

  • Chris Medina

    RIP Big Kap. You will be missed

  • Mack

    Sad news! Rip Big Kap.

  • In Black America Radio

    damn, my cousin just text this to me. he was a good dude. met him 98/99
    Rest in Power

  • Xxplosive 1

    Rest In Love…Big Kap.

  • The Tunnel is a dope album, I was in NYC when it was released, it’s still one of my faves till this day.

    May dude’s soul rest in perfect peace and may his family have the strength to bear his loss.

  • Anthony Mason

    Condolences to his family. I remember him and flex running around together…

    That Dr. DRE and Eminem song “if I get locked up tonight”

  • Sgt. H. Jennings

    The Tunnel the Album.. Dope cd.. Brings back memories…… R.I.P. Kap!!

  • Slaughtr

    Rest in Power Kap.

  • Markus

    Heard of dude. He was part of New York hip-hop when they were at their strongest. Rest in peace.


    R.I.P. A part of NY Hip Hop when they were titans, and condolences go to his family.

  • Nightmare

    Damn. Rest in Paradise Kap.

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    Rest In Paradise Big Kap!!! That DefJam Live at the Tunnel CD is still one of my favorite “LEGAL” mixtapes!

  • youngplaya

    Just was watching dude on stage with Biggie and Lil Cease trying to perform a few joints and he kept fkn up mix. Biggie tried to do “Me and My Bitch” with the computer love mix and Kap messed up again. Biggie just threw a water bottle at him and lil cease was laughing like hell. Shiii was funny. RIP cuz

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  • Hakeem

    WOW, gotta take care of your health….
    This is who R.I.P is meant for…. Not some Chiraq dred head….

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