Heltah Skeltah Member Sean Price Dead At 43

A hip-hop artist credited with influencing New York’s rap movement in the 1990s as a member of the duo Heltah Skeltah has died. Sean Price was 43.

The rapper’s record label, Duck Down Music, said in a statement to The Associated Press that Price died early Saturday in his Brooklyn apartment. The statement said the cause of death was not immediately known.

Price was a New York native who also performed with the group Boot Camp Clik. His last album was released in 2012.

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Shown here in an undated photo.

Price is survived by his wife and three children.