Sad News: Hip Hop Icon Combat Jack, dead at 53

Sad News: Hip Hop Icon Combat Jack, dead at 53 

Posted: 10:27 am Thursday, December 21st, 2017

By tysheeks

Hip Hop Icon Combat Jack has passed away at the age of 53 due to Colon Cancer.

Via TMZ:

Combat hosted his own immensely popular podcast where interviewed huge music celebs like Damon Dash, NORE, Just Blaze and others. Combat’s real name was Reggie Osse, and he came up in the biz as a lawyer at Def Jam Records during its ’90s heyday.

He announced in October that he was battling cancer. He posted a video of himself in the hospital … talking to LL Cool J, who had called with well wishes.

#CombatCancer was trending after his announcement.

Tributes are pouring at the news of his passing. Combat was 53.