American rapper Hurricane G who rose to fame in the 90s passed away earlier today. Read on to know how did Hurricane G a.k.a Gloria Rodriguez die, what happened to her, and what was the cause of her death.
The former Def Squad member had a decorated career spanning over 25 years. She was struggling with health issues lately before passing away this weekend. Fans are calling it a “sad day for hip-hop” while paying tributes.
Who was Hurricane G?
Born as Gloria Rodríguez in Brooklyn, New York City in 1970, Hurricane G was a prominent American rapper of Puerto Rican descent. She rose to fame in the mid-1990s after appearing on Redman’s 1992 hit “Tonight’s da Night.”
She followed it up with another Redman track, “Dare Iz a Darkside” and collaborated with Xzibit on the track “At the Speed of Life.” Her debut album “All Woman” (1997) turned out to be a massive success.
Her 1997 single “Somebody Else” charted at #10 by Billboard Magazine on Hot Rap Singles and at #54 on their Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. Hurricane G continued to sing and rap in both English and Spanish for a long career spanning over 25 years.
Hurricane G Dead: What was the cause of her death?
Hurricane G died on Sunday, November 6, 2022, surrounded by her loved ones. The news of her death was confirmed shortly later. However, no cause of death was revealed that led to Hurricane G’s death.
The revolutionary rapper has left behind her daughter, Lexus, who revealed that her mother was suffering from lung cancer. “My mom has stage 4 lung cancer,” she wrote.
“I don’t know how many of you understand what that means but even after 30 years of life Im still trying to process it myself. I have never cried so much in my life I have never felt so disconnected from reality in my life.”
Fans believe that Hurricane G died of lung cancer as she had been struggling with the disease for a long time and was in its terminal phase.
Erick Sermon announced Hurricane G’s Death
Erick Sermon, from EPMD, who shares a daughter with the late star Hurricane G, announced the tragic news of the rapper’s death via Instagram
“My heart is hardened today. One of my good friends…. my oldest daughter’s mother passed away today #HURRICANEGLORIA was also a legend in her own right in the Hip-hop community. One of the first Puerto Rican female rappers She rapped with me. @redmangilla she paved the way,” he wrote in the caption.
“@keithmurray @diddy she was in all the Hip-hop magazines with all the top females at the time.. #stretchandbobito loved a song that she did called “MILKY” She will be missed all around the world. I can’t believe this. Pray for us. Beautiful blessings. She was a beautiful person and a wonderful mother as real as they come. We love u G“
Fans have poured prayers and wishes in the comment section of Sermon’s IG post.
Fans Paying Tribute to Hurricane G; Arrangements Pending
Tributes have emerged for Hurricane G following her death at the age of 52 years. Several notable names from the music industry have paid respect to the late rapper alongside thousands of fans
The funeral arrangements for Hurricane G are pending at this time. Her family is yet to share an official obituary. We are waiting for them to share more information surrounding her demise.
Stay tuned as we will update this section later. Our heart goes out to her loved ones in these tough times. May God let the departed soul rest easy.