Former No Limit Records rapper Mr. Magic has reportedly died after a fatal car crash last night in Mississippi while driving with his daughter, sending shockwaves to his ex-labelmates.
Details of the horrific crash surfaced online Saturday (March 2) afternoon.
No Limit Records recording artist Mr. Magic and his wife reportedly died in a car accident last night in Mississippi. The silver lining? Magic’s daughter reportedly survived the wreck. He was also known as one-third of the Body Head Bangerz, alongside fellow No Limit alumnus Choppa and rapper/boxer Roy Jones, Jr. Condolences to Magic and his family. (Complex)
No Limit Records rapper Silkk The Shocker offered his condolences to Magic’s family.
“Prayers goes to the Family and Friends of Mr. Magic. him and Wife died in a car accident last night..” (Silkk The Shocker’s Twitter)
Incarcerated rapper C-Murder also sent positive thoughts following the breaking news.
“Moment of silence for the big homie MR. MAGIC! #TRU #NOLIMITSOLDIER! RIP @MrMagic504 & his wife. Prayers are with you and your family.” (C-Murder’s Twitter)
Fellow New Orleans rapper/producer Mannie Fresh reacted to Saturday’s news.
“R.I.P. MR MAGIC Please keep his family, friends in ur prayers #GreatDude #9thWard ???? http://instagr.am/p/WXL4DBPfKH/” (Mannie Fresh’s Twitter)
During his run on No Limit, Magic dropped a handful of albums and collaborated with various hip-hop stars.
Awood Johnson released three albums under the No Limit banner between 1998 and 2003. His first, Sky’s the Limit, featured Snoop Dogg, Master P, Mystikal, Fiend, and several members of No Limit. It debuted at #15 on the Billboard 200 chart. After he left No Limit, he released one more solo album, On My Own in 2003, which featured a guest spot from Curren$y. Mr. Magic later joined Body Head Bangerz, a group fronted by former boxing champion Roy Jones, Jr., and started his own label, Banx Entertainment. (Pitchfork)
Check out Mr. Magic’s “That’s Me”: