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Anthony “DJ Roc Raida” Williams Has Died (Photos/Video)

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X-Ecutioner member and Busta Rhymes’ deejay Roc Raida has died. Read more on DJ  Roc  Raida’s death below.

Busta Rhymes made the announcement of EJ Roc Raida’s death on his Twitter Saturday afternoon.

Busta wrote:

“I am sorry 2 say that on this day at 2:05 Sept 19th we lost another incredible life…Dj Roc Raida died 2day my personal Dj is gone… I just wanna thank everyone 4 ur love and support and ur prayers…We will never let ur name die Roc…We love u and will 4ever miss u…RIP.”

SOHH also reported these tweets from friends and fellow artists:

“yesterday i shouted out dj’s across the world, dj am and dj jam master jay, today i say rest in peace to a close friend dj roc raider!!!!,” Capri wrote. “dj roc raider was a real beast at his talent, and a very humble soldier, i will miss the homie, im deeply sadden, god bless his soul.” (Kid Capri’s Twitter)

Anthony Williams aka DJ Roc Raida passed away unexpectedly on Sept 19, 2009. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, mother, and many friends.

Although the sad news of DJ Roc Raida’s death is true, there seems to be some confusion as to what actually killed the DJ. Some report it was a martial arts accident while others maintain it was due to injuries from a car accident.

SOHH reported:

Roc Raida was recently in an mixed martial arts accident, something the DJ had been involved in for years.  Williams had two different surgeries and was released to an inpatient physical therapy center, but he began having complications and passed away.

Others reported it Roc Raida’s death was not from a martial arts accident but a car accident?

All Hip Hop reports:

Anthony Williams p/k/a GM Roc Raida is in the hospital,’ Roc Raida’s family confirmed in a statement. ‘His family thanks all of his fans for the well wishes and prayers. At this time please allow him and his family privacy to deal with the matter. The rumors and chatter is not accurate and we will release something more in detail at a later time. Thank you on behalf of the family and close friends.’

We will update the story as more details emerge.

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