Founding member of raps wildest groups Onyx, Big DS has lost his battle with cancer on May 22nd. Originally consisting of Big DS, Fredro Starr, Sticky Fingaz and Sonee Seeza the group jumped on the scene with their platinum album Bacdafucp. Bacdafucp produced such hits as Shiftee, Slam and Throw Ya Gunz. The group became well known for their hyped up rhyming style. After releasing the first album Big DS was said to have decided to leave the group to pursue a solo career that never came to be.
Fredro Starr who also went by the name Firestarr will be releasing his second solo album Dont Get Mad, Get Money on May 20th and Sticky Fingaz recently released his second album Decade in April and stars on UPNs hit television show Platinum. As a group the three remaining members will release Triggernometry: The Study of Guns, on October 31st.