On this day, June 11, in hip-hop history…

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2007: Stack Bundles, who was the self-proclaimed Gorgeous Gangster, was on his way to rap stardom. But at the tender age of 24, Bundles was shot dead while returning to his home in Far Rockaway, Queens. The Dipset Byrdgang member’s time was cut short before he was able to share his music with the world.

During his time with us, he created a large buzz with his Riot Squad Crew through several mixtapes and his affiliation with DJ Clue’s Desert Storm family. Stack Bundles will always be remembered for his hard New York City flow and his work alongside names such as Jim Jones and Joe Budden. Since his death, rappers such as JR Writer, Lil Wayne and Jae Millz have dedicated songs in his honor.

Rest in peace Rayquon Elliot a.k.a. Stack Bundles, gone but never forgotten.—Raven Irabor

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