Anthony Williams, better known as Roc Raida (The X-Ecutioners) died today at age 37.
UPDATE: Roc Raida’s Family’s Statement:
Anthony Williams p/k to the world as The Legendary Grand Master Roc Raida has passed away unexpectedly today Sept 19 2009. He is survived by his wife, 3 lovely daughters, mother and friends. Raida was recently in an mixed martial arts accident, something that he has been practicing for several years. Although he had under gone 2 surgeries with great success, was released to an inpatient physical therapy facility and was in great spirits the past few days. This morning he started to have complications and passed. The family asks for privacy at this time.
fuck! dude was one of the best RIP
Crazy! Damn! Roc Raida was one of the good ones, RIP.
Holy shit, this is terrible news.
this is worse than the p. swayze news.
just saw dude at the busta rhymes show.
probably the best dj ever.
big up roc raida
This is really sad news. He was a driving force for the whole turntablist movement.
Rest in peace Roc Raida.
one of my biggest inspiration coming up.
shocking, we just seen him recently touring with busta!!
R.I.P – I got to see this cat nuff times since 96
rip to the god
Anthony was one of the best dj’s and and really dope dude in gerneral
big influence…..sad news…rip
rip. glad i caught him when he rolled through edmonton