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Rico Wade, Organized Noize & Dungeon Family Producer, Dead



Rico Wade, Organized Noize & Dungeon Family Producer, Dead

Wade in 2001.
Photograph: Raymond Boyd/Getty Photos

Rico Wade, Atlanta hip-hop producing pioneer of Organized Noize and the Dungeon Household, has died on the age of 52, confirms Wade’s household by his publicist to Vulture. Their assertion reads, “We’re deeply saddened by the sudden and surprising passing of our son, father, husband, and brother Rico Wade. Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the lack of a gifted particular person who touched the lives of so many. We ask that you just respect the legacy of our liked one and our privateness presently.” With Organized Noize, Wade produced and wrote hits like TLC’s “Waterfalls” and Ludacris’s “Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!)”. Netflix made a documentary in regards to the group in 2016, The Artwork of Organized Noize; nonetheless, the movie is at present unavailable to stream.

Organized Noize finally got here along with artists like Outkast and Goodie Mob to kind The Dungeon Household, an artist collective that developed the Southern hip-hop style within the early Nineteen Nineties. “I don’t have the phrases to precise my deep and profound sense of loss. I’m Praying to your spouse and Youngsters. I’m praying for the Wade household. I’m praying for us all,” wrote Dungeon Member of the family Killer Mike in his tribute. “I deeply respect your acceptance into The Dungeon Household, mentorship, Friendship and Brotherhood. Idk the place I’d be with out ya’ll.” There is no such thing as a explanation for demise reported presently.

Under is Killer Mike’s full tribute in addition to phrases from Jack Antonoff, Open Mike Eagle, and extra on the late producer.

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