Fat Joe Associate, Mike Beck, Murdered

Brooklyn-bred rapper Mike Beck—a member of Fat Joe’s K.A.R. (Kill All Rats) crew—was shot dead over the weekend.

As of press time the exact details are unknown, but ballerstatus.com reports that Beck fell victim to a botched robbery attempt in his hometown late Friday night (October 30).

Several rappers have sent their condolences to the fallen MC over Twitter. N.O.R.E. was the first to confirm Beck’s passing, typing, “Rest in peace he was a real dude mike [beck] I did records for him n he ate in my crib n drank 2 fucked up my weekend r I p.”

Joey Crack, simply posted, “R.I.P. Mike Beck” at about an hour and a half after Noreaga at 9 a.m. last Saturday.

Beck was born and raised in the rough East New York section of BK. Growing up in a hostile home, with two parents addicted to drugs, the rapper turned to a life of crime at an early age, landing himself in jail for five years.

Upon his return home he started his career as a rapper. Since then he has appeared on albums by Fat Joe, Onyx and the official Kay Slay Greg Street album The Champions: North Meets South. Beck is scheduled to appear on Joe Crack and Pistol Pete Present K.A.R., slated for a January 2010 release on E1 Music. —Max G

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  • http://www.myspace.com/seansimplydevine PittsburghGFX

    Damn R.I.P.

  • Hussle’s Way

    Another L for Fat Joe


    damn shame.

  • http://xxlmag jb

    East New York is a zoo man. Especially near Pennsylvania Ave and Van Siclen. You’ll get shot for anything over there.

  • ChRi$


  • WestPhillyPolo

    R.I.P. Though not as bad as it used to be, East New York is still off the hook.

  • Nate

    R.I.P. though to another young one gone too soon.

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  • anutha_level

    ’09….the year of death continues. damn shame. RIP mane.

  • Master CHeef

    was that in the “crime wave” video?

  • rich kid ldn

    R.I.p was watching an old sub zero dvd seen him and cavlar together.shame

  • Sagnik Baksi

    GooD! Now all they need to do is kill da fat fuck and his obese police friend, and the fag Khaled can die of heart diseasee!!! good riddance.

    PS- I wonder if thye killed him with rat poison??? lmao

    • Corbin

      your mother should be ashamed

    • Duke da don 170

      damn homie”i am so hurt right now,you was one of the realest brothers i had the previlege of meeting in my life,we did time together back in 1994 in washington corr fac upstate n.y.i am so disapointed in myself for losing contact with you since i have been home,and now i will never have the opportunity to vibe with you ever again….i love you homie,you was a big bro to me, and i am going miss you whole heartedly!may you rest in peace!love you homie.{peace big bro}..as for the bitch ass mother fucker who wrote that ignorant comment” you better hope i never get to know who you are in person.you bird ass nigga,i hope you die of rat poison you fucking faget…..

  • http://msn.com louis $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

    rip man the new open doors for legends

  • http://klov.com epion

    dame shit is fucked up r.i.p Mike………….we lost to many this year.

  • the G.OD.


    R.I.P and oh yeah to that a-hole up there, show some respect and ‘YOU’do the world a favor and go eat some rat poison.


  • Anotha Gangsta

    Who’s Mike Beck?

  • 11KAP

    Damn! rip to the brother. seems like son barely ever had a chance out here. at least he was a real nigga tho. he was a pretty good artist. shits tuff. nuff respect to K.A.R. the world just lost another don.

  • Aman Golia

    Fuck you Sagnik you don’t know shit about rap you faggot! You ride 50 cent’s dick you bitch! Don’t talk about rap cause you’re a gay hindu listen to that elephant shit of yours!!

  • Aman Golia

    @ Sagnik Baksi, you a fag dick riding piece of smelly hindu shit! you don’t know rap you just suck 50 cent’s dick! you shouldn’t talk about rap cause you’re a retarded hindu listen to that elephant shit of yours!!!