Full Details of Dove Shack Rapper C-Knight’s Cause of Death
Dove Shack rapper C-Knight’s cause of death was disclosed by his family member who said the rapper died on Tuesday after being taken off life support.
C-Knight, whose real name was Arnez Blount, was admitted to the hospital after suffering a stroke on October 18.
On Sunday, his father, George Lee Washington Blount Jr., said that C-Knight’s stroke was caused by complications from diabetes.
At the time, his father said that C-Knight was in an unresponsive state and doctors were monitoring his brain activity.
He suffered from a stroke while receiving dialysis to treat his diabetes and then went into cardiac arrest but was resuscitated and placed on life support
C-Knight is survived by his father, George Lee Washington Blount Jr.
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Stroke Announced as C-Knight’s Cause of Death
C-Knight was hospitalized on October 18 due to complications from diabetes and stroke is probably C-Knight’s cause of death at the age of 52.
On October 22, Dove Shack group band member Bo-Roc wrote a heartfelt post on Instagram asking fans and friends to keep C-Knight in their prayers.
Bo-Roc wrote: “I’m literally begging all who see’s this post to pray for my brother from another mother and one of my closest friends in the world Arnez a.k.a C Knight from the Dove Shack.
“He’s the founder of the Dove Shack and the reason I had the opportunity to make #summertimeinthelbc for the world so please please send him positive energy and healing prayers.”
The Dove Shack band was known for their 1995 hit, “Summertime in the LBC,” from their debut album, This Is the Shack. Their first album also included hits “Smoke Out,” and “This Is the Shack.”
The “Summertime in the LBC” hit appeared on the soundtrack of Brian Robbins’ 1995 hip-hop documentary, The Show.
After “Summertime in the LBC” was featured on The Show soundtrack, the track reached No. 54 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, No. 11 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs chart, and No. 37 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs.
Over a decade later, the band released their second album, Reality Has Got Me Tied Up, in 2006. The Long Beach-based group featured Nate Dogg on the sophomore album.
The Dove Shack band was celebrated for having a large part in cultivating the West Coast G-Funk throughout the 1990s.
In between the group’s first two albums, the late rapper released a solo LP Knight Time in 2001.
Following the death of C-Knight, former collaborator, Bo-Roc paid tribute to the late artist on Instagram.
Bo-Roc wrote: “This is like f—ing nightmare I swear this s— hurt different and I don’t want to talk about s— to nobody so please just let me be and pray for us…On my soul I love you bro and I already don’t know what the f— to do wit u being gone…”
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