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RIP Prolyfik

Damn, this is nuts. While I can't find details on his passing (I've reached out to a few heads regarding this situation), I'm getting word that South Philly's Prolyfik, of the mighty Mortal Shellz, passed away earlier this week. Pro isn't someone I can say I knew, but I definitely knew of him. As I started attending the Garden Variety shows in Trenton, as well as the Jersey Fresh Jams, his was a friendly face that was always around... and always down to rip a mic, especially when his brother Esoge was with him.

UPDATE 7/03/15 6:17PM: While unconfirmed, word is that Prolyfik (real name Jason Nigro) was involved in a car accident on Route 55 in South Jersey. There was an accident on June 30th that took the life of one man after a car collided with a tractor-trailer. An obituary for Jason Nigro hit the papers today, saying that he passed away on June 30th as well—for those wondering, there will be a memorial celebration for Prolyfik at the Vincent Gangemi Funeral Home in Philadelphia this coming Tuesday night. Prolyfik is survived by his parents, two brothers, a fiance, and many other relatives. He was 33-years-old at the time of his passing.

UPDATE 7/03/15 8:03PM: Friends of Prolyfik are confirming that it was in fact the accident on Route 55 on June 30th that took Prolyfik's life.

Our condolences go out to Prolyfik's family, friend, and crew. As I get more details, I'll update this post. Word is this Sunday's edition of Side-B Radio will be dedicated to Prolyfik. For now, dig into some of his old bangers.


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