Rapper Magoo, best known for his collaborations with music producer Timbaland, has tragically passed away at the age of 50. The news of his death was confirmed by recording artist Digital Black in an emotional Instagram post. Digital Black shared the cover of Magoo and Timbaland's 1997 album "Welcome To Our World" and expressed his disbelief, writing, "Man can’t believe this RIH Magoo damn big bro wasn't ready for this at all."
The cause and circumstances surrounding Magoo's death remain undisclosed. However, the hip hop community and fans have been pouring out their condolences and sharing their memories of the talented rapper.
Singer Ginuwine took to social media to express his grief, noting the brevity of life and the recent loss of his friends. He reminisced about Magoo, stating, "This dude, always pushed me …I will miss you maganooo that's what we called him ….. totally one of the best ever in my eyes always pressing forward."
Other artists like ORyan Omri Browner and Mr. Dalvin also paid their respects. Browner wrote, "Damn rest in heaven Mag a nu," while Mr. Dalvin remembered Magoo as "such a good guy."
As of now, Timbaland, who had a close working relationship with Magoo, has not publicly addressed the passing of his former partner.
Magoo's contributions to the music industry, especially during the late '90s alongside Timbaland, will always be remembered. His legacy will live on through his music and the memories he shared with fans and fellow artists.