Rapper Black Rob (‘Whoa!’) Dies at 51
Robert Ross, better known as Black Rob, who came to fame as a Bad Boy Records’ artist, has died. He passed away on Saturday (04-17-21) in an Atlanta area hospital. He was 51.
As of this posting, Rob’s cause of death hasn’t been revealed, hyo9wever the rapper suffered several strokes since 2015. Following the passing of DMX, Power 105.1’s DJ Self posted a video of Ross looking frail as he lay in a hospital bed.
“I don’t know, the pain is crazy, man,” he said in the short clip. “It’s helping me out, though, it’s making me realize I got a lot to go.”
“Let keep our prayers up Black Rob !!! Get well man Please people out there take care of yourself BR was one of the greats Had NY on his back like Whaooo” was how the Instagram video was captioned.
In the wake of the video being published, Black Rob/Ross revealed that he was homeless and battling multiple health problems, including kidney failure.