New York City has a lost a legendary member of its hip hip community. On the morning of February 3 it was announced that DJ Big Kap, real name Keith Carter, had died in the city at the age of 45. He’s best known for helping to launch the career of Biggie Smalls in the 1990s as well as working with a veritable who’s who of NYC rap acts.

DJ Big Kap Dies At Age 45 Of Heart Attack