Artifacts Rapper Tame One Passes Away

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Rapper Tame One in all Artifacts fame has reportedly handed away. He was 52.

On Sunday night (Nov. 6), fellow New Jersey Hip-Hop icon Rah Digga took to social media to supply her condolences on Tame’s passing.

“I normally don’t race to the web to put up information like this after I’m in the midst of feeling it…however we gonna give this Jersey legend his muthafuckin flowers!! Maintain your head @el_da_sensei ❤️,” wrote Rah Digga as a caption to a photograph of Tame. “#RIPTameOne #Artifacts #LegendsNeverDie #BrickCity #JerseyShit #YouHadToBeOutside.”

Artifacts, together with fellow Jersey native El Da Sensei, got here to fame within the early 90’s, going from freestyles on the Stretch & Bobbito radio present to scoring a success with “Unsuitable Aspect Of The Tracks,” launched on Large Beat/Atlantic Information. Apart from being expert on the mic, their reps at graffiti writers additionally got here via of their visuals and lyrics. The group’s debut, Between a Rock and a Arduous Place, was launched in 1994, adopted by That’s Them in 1997.

Though business success eluded the duo, their dedication to purist Hip-Hop ideas made them underground Hip-Hop favorites. Tame, who’s cousins with Redman, additionally dropped plenty of solo initiatives together with collaborations with Cage (because the Leak Bros) and the Weathermen (Cage, Camu Tao, et al.). Artifacts’ longtime DJ, Kaos, handed away in 2019.

Relaxation in energy Tame One.

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