Craig Mack is unfortunately dead at 47, according to reports. The legendary Bad Boy rapper passed away from natural causes.

Mack first got his big break during the Uptown Records era of Diddy’s career, eventually signing to Bad Boy Records and releasing Grammy nominated hit single “Flava In Ya Ear”.

Craig Mack, recently turned down the opportunity to perform on the Bad Boy Reunion Tour, citing his new commitment to God and Christianity. Our prayers are with Craig’s family and loved one at this time.