Jin Speaks on Hip Hop Tragedies

ImageNews of Proof's tragic death hit everyone by surprise. One emcee who heard the news recently sent out a statement to his fans expressing his reaction to Proof's passing.

In a message to fans, Jin The Emcee had this to say.

"It's certainly a sad situation. I personally have never met him, but I have heard from others that he is a great guy. My condolences go out to his family and friends", he lamented.

He went on to speak on the recent deaths that have hit the Hip Hop community and spoke about the legacy each "fallen soldier" leaves behind.

"Not to sound morbid, but with the recent passings of J Dilla, Israel Ramirez (Bustas bodyguard) and now Deshaun Hotlon, it should definitely be a sign to all of us that life should always be cherished cause any day can be your last.To all the fallen soldiers, you will always be remembered by your family, friends and fans," he said.

In other news, People Under the Stairs will be releasing their new album Stepfather on Basement Records. The crew will be going all over Los Angeles to do in-store promotions for the LP. According to a statement issued by the label, the group will be at Amoeba Records in Los Angeles, Virgin Megastore in Ontario, The Basement in Sherman Oaks and Stacks in Ceritos before heading to Amoeba in San Francisco.

Meanwhile, PUTS is touring the nation from now to June in support of their newest project Stepfather, which hits stores April 18.

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