Capital Steez Reportedly Dead At Age 19, Joey Bada$$ Reacts

posted December 24, 2012 08:34:00 AM CST | 129 comments

Capital Steez Reportedly Dead At Age 19, Joey Bada$$ Reacts

Pro Era's Capital Steez is believed to have died in the opening hours of December 24. Joey Bada$$ confirms the death.

News hit Twitter this morning (December 24) that Pro Era member and Brooklyn, New York emcee Capital Steez has allegedly died in the opening hours of the day. Hip Hop/R&B site CloudMusiq.com has reported the death. After Steez, born Jamal Dewar, tweeted "The end." in the opening hours of the morning, his band-mate Joey Bada$$ confirmed the tragic death, which appears to be self-inflicted, with "RIP Capital Steez 7.7.93 - 12.24.2012."

He also tweeted that he "lost a best friend, a brother, a pro, a partner."

 

Late last week, Pro Era released PEEP: The aPROcalypse mixtape. Capital Steez had released his own AmeriKKKan Koruption tape and made appearances on Joey Bada$$'s heralded 1999 mixtape from earlier this year.

HipHopDX would like to extend condolences to the family and friends of Capital Steez and Pro Era.

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