**Update: Bushwick Bill's family is denying reports that he passed away.
According to reports, Bushwick is in grave condition and his family is on their way to be at his bedside in the hospital.
Bill's publicist claims the RIP messages were premature after Scarface received some bad info.**
(AllHipHop News) Members of the rap community are mourning the loss of Richard "Bushwick Bill" Shaw.
The 52-year-old rapper died from complications due to stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Geto Boys group members Scarface and Willie D. broke the news on Instagram earlier today.
Bushwick was also battling pneumonia in recent weeks, but he was looking forward to touring and releasing some new music.
Houston artists like Slim Thug, Bun B, and Lil Keke are among the artist paying their respects to Bill.
"He was, is and will always be a legend. God bless his soul and his family," Bun B. said. "There will never be another. RIP Bushwick Bill. Geto Boys."