Kangol Kid, an American songwriter and record producer has died of colon cancer. Kangol was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on Aug 10th, 1966. His real name is Shaun Shiller Fequiere.
UTFO member and hip-hop legend Kangol Kid, who has died after a battle with colon cancer in a hospital in Manhasset. He was 55 years old according to The Hollywood Reporter. The family statement said he passed away peacefully around 3 AM on Saturday morning following an 18 month battle against an illness that did not allow him to continue living healthily as usual even though they were grateful for all medical assistance provided during this process.
Kangol Kid’s life was an exciting one. He started his career as a breakdancer and later joined the Brooklyn-based hip hop group UnTouchable Force Organization (UTFO), which had an incredible impact on New York City’s growth in this genre of music by pioneering new styles like “scratching” to make it more interesting for people who didn’t know how to move around their hands or feet while rapping – Kangolkid got them hooked!
On Saturday, Kangol’s son T.Shaun Fequiere announced that his father passed away after being hospitalized for complications of colon cancer that had reached Stage IV. The family is in disbelief and has asked for privacy during this difficult time as they adjust to life without him.
While little is known about Kangol Kid, it’s reported that he has four children from two marriages. His sons include T.Shaun, Andre, and Giovanni (from his first marriage to Christine), Kangol Kid and his second wife, Tajiri Swindell, had the daughter Amancia.
Kangol Kid Biography: Who is Kangol Kid?
|Name||Stage Name – Kangol Kid, |
Real Name – Shaun Shiller Fequiere
|Age||August 10, 1966 ( 55 Years Old on 2021)|
|Profession||hip hop producer, songwriter, breakdancer & emcee.|
|Residence||New York City, U.S.|
|Marital Status||Married: First Wife – Christine, Second Wife – Tajiri Swindell|
|Source of Wealth||Music Albums, Song Writing, Music Classes|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|