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'Three 6 Mafia' co-founder Lord Infamous died from heart attack

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Three 6 Mafia” co- founder, Lord Infamous, was found dead Friday night, he was 40. According to The Hollywood Reporter on Dec. 21, the rapper was visiting his mother in Memphis and was found dead, of a possible heart attack, at the kitchen table.

“He’ll be remembered as a legend, everybody knew him as a legend, an icon,” his half-brother DJ Paul told the paper.

"He said he was tired, he wanted to sleep. He sat down at the kitchen table, put his head in his arms to lay down ... to get some sleep, said Paul."

The rapper’s mother had been away home for hours and when she returned the rapper was dead.

"This year was going to make our twenty-fourth year rapping together. His music, our music that we made together, was truly before its time."

"Three 6 Mafia" released albums including “Mystic Stylez” (1995) and “When The Smoke Clears: Sixty 6, Sixty 1 (2000). In 2006, the DJ Paul and Juicy J won an Oscar for best original song on the “Hustle and Flow” soundtrack, “Its Hard Out Here For A Pimp.”

According to the report, the group was set to perform in a show outside of Memphis next week.

"He got a chance to see the group back together like he wanted to and be back in the studio with everybody and be back making music like he always liked to do."


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