R.I.P. :: Micheal Larsen, aka Eyedea

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Underground hip-hop legend Michael Larsen aka Eyedea passed away today. His mother Kathy Averill announced his death today via Facebook. As of now no cause of death has been released. Sad news.

Message from Micheal’s mom:
“It is with great pain and sadness that I tell you my son Mikey (Eyedea) has passed away. At this time we kindly request your respect and our privacy as we process this devastating loss. We do, however, welcome your kind words, memories, and positive thoughts. We have created a Paypal account and are accepting donations towards the cost of his services.”

There is a great write-up on Larsen over at Passion of the Weiss.

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