2016 has been a trying time for the hip hop community and sports world. This past weekend, we were rocked by the loss of boxing great Muhammad Ali. On Monday, the DJ world lost mixtape guru DJ White Owl. To make matters worse, we lost another star last night—Kimbo Slice.
Read About The Passing Of Kimbo Slice
While the hip hop community continues to mourn the passing of Prince, DJ White Owl, and more, the sports world is now reflecting on the tragic loss of the stalwart physical specimen, Kimbo Slice. Kimbo—whose real name was Kevin Ferguson—died at the age of 42 after a heart attack he suffered this past Monday night (June 6).
Kimbo’s Rise To Fame
Kimbo’s beastly physique and animalistic approach to fighting earned him notoriety on social media. He was known for knocking people out effortlessly on YouTube, which later propelled him into the limelight. He would venture into boxing and even dabbled in MMA.