MC Breed reportedly died in his sleep while at a friend’s home in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He was 37 years.
2 months earlier, on September 5, 2008 the rapper was hospitalized and placed on life-support after he collapsed when his kidneys failed during a game of pickup basketball.
Eric Tyrone Breed, better known as MC Breed, was a rapper best known for his singles “Ain’t No Future in Yo Frontin”, which peaked at #66 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Gotta Get Mine”, featuring 2Pac, that made it to #6 on the Hot Rap Singles.
Before his sudden passing, Breed was preparing to release a DVD documentary about his life titled, Where Is MC Breed?. He was also working on a new album, titled The Original Breed: Swag Heavy, which was intended to be released through his former label, Ichiban Records. Although the project was still in development, Breed had reached out to many of his friends to help create the album, such as producers Erotic D, Ant Banks, Jazze Pha, Sonji Mickey, and Colin Wolfe, as well as rappers The D.O.C., Spice 1, and Too Short.
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