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One half of the late 1990s underground Hip Hop duo I.G. Off & Hazadous has reportedly died from unknown causes.

Queens, New York emcee I.G. Off of the duo I.G. Off & Hazadous has been confirmed dead last week. While details and cause of death have yet to be released to the public, veteran journalist and radio host Jay Smooth announced I.G.’s passing via Twitter. According to, the rapper was reportedly paralyzed several years ago after being hit by a drunk driver.

Throughout his career I.G. Off appeared on albums such as Rawkus Records’ Lyricist Lounge, Volume 1 and Superrappin’, Volume 2. He also worked with Supernatural and DJ Spinna.

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R.I.P. I.G. Off

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