Brooklyn rapper Alan Diaz, a.k.a. Pumpkinhead, passed away from unknown causes early Tuesday morning (June 9).
The devastating news first spread via social media, but was also confirmed by the rapper’s close friends. Pumpkinhead never reached mainstream success, but was a fixture in the international battle scene and a veteran of the New York mixtape circuit. Diaz was just 39-years-old at the time of his death.
Stay tuned for more on this developing story.
Rest in Power Pumpkinhead pic.twitter.com/y3dIdMMDp3
— watchLOUD (@watchLOUD) June 9, 2015
I’m completely devastated. RIP PH. pic.twitter.com/wDmsRaHk20
— PHAROAHE MONCH (@pharoahemonch) June 9, 2015
Today is a very shitty day. Just got word my brother Pumpkinhead passed away at 5:40am this morning. My condolences to his family…R.I.P.
— Marco Polo (@marcopolobeats) June 9, 2015
Rest in peace @PH_TEAMHOMI I can’t believe I’m typing this…. I’m done
— GRAY HULK (@SeanPrice) June 9, 2015