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Pro Era rapper Capital Steez passed at 19 [News]

Brooklyn, NY – It’s a sad day for some in the hip hop community as Pro Era emcee Capital Steez has reportedly passed away. Reports began to surface of the 19-year-old’s suicide after Steez – born Jamal Dewer – tweeted “The End.” early December 24.

Capital Steez

Friend and Pro Era bro, Joey Bada$$ took to his Twitter to express his sadness:

“This unfortunate xmas eve.. Lost a best friend, a brother, a pro, a partner. Letting go is never easy.. May ur soul rest in peace Jamal..”

HipHopCanada had the pleasure of interviewing Steez while on The Smokers Club Tour in Vancouver. Team Heartbreak and HHC would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jamal Dewer. He will be remembered fondly and may he Rest In Peace.

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Kassandra has her hands in several cookie jars. Born in Ontario but raised on the West coast, she is currently located in the wonderfully diverse East side of Vancouver. With a passion for all things creative KassKills is a hair stylist by day and HipHopCanada's West Coast Regional Editor by night. Music and public relations are her true passions and although she didn't inherit the talent of her musician father she makes her mark on the industry through other avenues. By night you can catch KassKills at almost every Vancity hip-hop show, shaking hands and snapping photos while covering and supporting the local music scene. On top of that she works closely with one of the cities most reputable concert promotors, Timbre Concerts. Kass is a hustler by nature and works hard to play a key role Vancity's hip-hop scene. Over the years she has seen, photographed and interviewed many of hip-hop's top artists such as T.I, Raekwon, Sheek Louch, Noreaga, Black Milk, Waka Flocka, Ab-Soul & Dizaster.

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