Former No Limit Rapper Mr. Magic Dies

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Mr. Magic, the 9th Ward New Orleans rapper who scored a minor hit with Roy Jones Jr.’s Body Head imprint and was a frequent collaborator on No Limit Records albums in the 90s and early 2000s has died according to reports from Mannie Fresh & the Twitter account of C Murder. The rapper and his wife were involved in a fatal car accident in Mississppi last night, his daughter being the lone survivor. No further details have been released about the crash or how it happened.

Many have taken to Twitter to morn the rapper who made his No Limit debut in 1998 with Sky’s The Limit but left the label after 5 years, releasing two more albums in the process. He then joined with Jones Jr. & fellow New Orleans rapper and No Limit member Choppa to form Body Head Bangerz and put out one album, Body Head Bangerz Vol. 1 in 2004. His most noted appearances came on C-Murder’s “Down With My Niggas” and Jones Jr.’s “I Smoke, I Drank” remix featuring YoungBloodz.