Rapper Hurricane G, born Gloria Rodriguez in Brooklyn, NY and was as soon as down with Def Squad, has handed away.
There aren’t any particulars on the reason for her loss of life at press time, however varied members of the Hip Hop group have confirmed her loss of life on social media.
Producer Domingo Padilla, who produced her 1997 debut album, All Girl, shared his condolences on Instagram.
“R.I.P. to my good pal Hurricane G. Actually unhappy information to get. I used to be blessed to know her and produce her debut album. God bless her household and daughter.”
“I’ve so many loopy tales from working with Hurricane G on her album All Girl,” Domingo wrote in one other publish. “We recorded that album in my condominium in Ozone Park Queens on a Tascam 388 and I took the entire reel machine to 78/88 studios and dumped the music to 2 inch reels then blended it with @kidcus in Distinctive and Chung King studios. Gloria was a very type hearted humorous individual however when she was mad keep out her manner…LOL. I noticed her make a well-known radio persona cry in a studio and once I drove Gloria residence we argued about why she did that and she or he stored it actual with me she mentioned “Domingo that bi**h don’t idiot me she is a 2 face” Gonna miss chatting with her on the cellphone and listen to her say “Domingo you bought that funky ass hearth for me or what motherfucker”… R.I.P Gloria “Hurricane G” Rodriguez.”
Born Gloria Rodriguez in Brooklyn, New York, Hurricane G got here to prominence as a member of the Def Squad and was first heard by many followers on the intro to Redman’s 1992 hit “Tonights Da Night time,” telling the Jersey MC to “Get off that punk easy shit, man. Get with that tough shit, man. You understand how we do!”
Her debut album All Girl was launched in 1997 and the lead single “Someone Else” (which samples The Jones Ladies 1979 hit “You Gonna Make Me Love Someone Else”) reached the highest 10 of the Scorching Rap Singles chart. The album additionally featured an look by fellow Hit Squad alums Das EFX.
She was additionally featured on Diddy’s observe “P.E. 2000” from his Ceaselessly album in 1999.
Her final album Mami & Papi with Thirstin Howl III was launched in 2013.
Rodriguez had a daughter with rapper and producer Erick Sermon of EPMD, who additionally shared his condolences.
“My coronary heart is hardened at the moment. One in every of my good mates…. my oldest daughter’s mom handed away at the moment #HURRICANEGLORIA was additionally a legend in her personal proper within the Hiphop group,” Sermon wrote on Instagram. “One of many first puertorican feminine rappers She rapped with me. @redmangilla she paved the best way.
“@keithmurray @diddy she was in all of the Hip Hop magazines with all the highest females on the time.. #stretchandbobito beloved a tune that she did referred to as “MILKY” She can be missed all around the globe,” his publish continued. “I can’t imagine this. Pray for us. Stunning blessings. She was a wonderful individual and a beautiful mom as actual as they arrive. We love u G.”
Hurricane G’s passing comes as HipHop mourns the passing of Tame One in every of Artifacts. Each artists could be seen within the video to Redman’s 1992 basic, “Tonights Da Night time.”
HipHopDX sends our deepest condolences to the household and mates of Hurricane G.