Jessie D, the crooner from iconic rap/singing group Force MDs, has died at 58. His death marks the first noteworthy Hip-Hop icon to pass thus far in 2022.
Jessie D, 2nd To Last Member Of The Force MD’s
Jessie D from iconic group Force MDs has died at 58. The details of this shocking death are unknown at this time.
Jessie was a popular member of the Force MCs – who later became The Force MDs – as they started to become known for classics like Love is a House and Tender Love.
Jessie D’s death comes at a time when Hip-Hop is losing many legends – including Root’s bandman Leonard Hubbard, Biz Markie and U.T.F.O.’s The Kangol Kid. More than twelve noted Hip-Hop icons were lost in the last 12 months.
We’ll be sure to bring more details about Jessie D as information emerges.
Those We Lost In Hip-Hop: 2021
Many of our hip-hop icons passed away in 2021. Before the year closed, SOHH paid tribute to their impact on the culture and the world in Those We Lost In 2021: Hip-Hop.
The feature commemorated the losses of over 12 prominent figures between January and December 2021 – including new artists like Lil Loaded who died by suicide, Prince Markie D of The Fat Boys who died from heart failure and DMX who fell victim to a drug overdose induced heart attack.