Legendary Heltah Skeltah and Boot Camp Clik member Sean Price (also known as Ruck) has passed away at 43 years old, according to a Facebook post from his wife Bernadette on Saturday (Aug. 8). In a status online, the rapper’s spouse wrote that he died in his sleep. According to Miss Info, a source close to Price’s Duck Down collective also confirmed his unfortunate death:
Following the news, several people took to Twitter and Instagram to offer their condolences, including DJ Premier and 9th Wonder:
R.I.P. Ruck….Love and Respect to The Duck Down Family!!! #SeanPrice A photo posted by @djpremier on
My heart hurts. Sean Price is gone. Rest in Paradise legend.
— 9th Wonder (@9thwonder) August 8, 2015
Further details surrounding Price’s death are still pending.