New York hip-hop veteran Pumpkinhead has reportedly passed away this week at the age of 39 according to multiple musicians.

Rap producer Marco Polo broke the news to fans Tuesday (June 9) afternoon.

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Various hip-hop artists have since reacted to the heartbreaking news.

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Pumpkinhead’s run in hip-hop started nearly two decades ago.

Pumpkinhead broke through with his 1997 single “Dynamic,” which he followed with four solo albums. He most recently dropped Know the Ledge in 2011. In addition, he appeared on tracks from Jean Grae and Immortal Technique. He was also a respected battle rapper. (Exclaim!)

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