Type to search


What do Rumors Say About Legend Kangol Kid’s Cause of Death?


There are many rumors about the U.T.F.O. legend Kangol Kid’s cause of death on social media since he reportedly passed away on Saturday (December 18, 2021) at the age of 55. May the star rest in heaven.

Veteran New York City producer Van Silk, first thought it might’ve just been a rumor, however, he finally came to confirm the heartbreaking news of Kangol’s passing.

“I’m hearing Kangol passed,” he announced via text Saturday morning (December 18). “I was on with Mix Master Ice last night. Trying to find out.” He came back only 20 minutes later with, “RIP KANGOL KID. He passed at 3:02 a.m.”

There are many rumors about the U.T.F.O. legend Kangol Kid's cause of death
Summary: Hip-Hop Pioneer/former U.T.F.O. member, Kangol Kid, reportedly passed away this morning (7:22 AM) from his battle with Stage 4 colon cancer. He was 55 years old.

Kangol was just 55 when he breathed his last. Jermaine Dupri, Big Daddy Kane, MC Sha-Rock of the Funky 4 + 1, The Fat Boy’s Kool Rock Ski, R.A. The Rugged Man and DJ Rhettmatic of The Beat Junkies are some of those paying tribute.

Before Kangol’s passing, he got a memorable visit from another Hip Hop pioneer who showed up at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset to lift his spirits, LL COOL J. A month ago, Kangol posted an Instagram photo of himself in a hospital bed shaking hands with the recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

Refresh the page to see new information now!

“NEED I SAY MORE????” he captioned. “I stepped out of the recovery-room…and was greeted by this guy. Maybe you’ve heard of him??? Ladies and Gentlemen, the man, the myth, the legend, Mr. G.O.A.T. himself L.L.COOL J @llcoolj @rockthebells visited me and elevated my healing energies in ways doctors can never duplicate. Thank you Baby Bro. I love you, man.”

You can read about Hollywood Author Eve Babitz’s Cause of Death and other celebrities’ life and career till death in the celebrity death section.

The Latest: 
Smokie Bassist Terry Uttley’s Sudden Death at 70 Confirmed
PRN Broadcaster Steve Richards’ Cause of Death Seems COVID

Kangol Kid’s Cause of Death Probably Related to his Cancer

Although there is no detailed report about Kangol Kid’s cause of death at this time, it was just announced that she probably lost his life due to his cancer. His death brought his bravely fight with Stage 4 colon cancer to a tragic end. Some but claimed he died of COVID.

However, our team does not confirm any rumors; we are trying our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible. Nevertheless, family privacy should be respected at this difficult time.

Van Silk added, “My prayers go out to my brother who fought a battle of colon cancer at Stage 4. Early on, we discussed our fight with this disease because my fight with colon cancer is stage 2. He told me it had spread in October. I encourage all to get your prostate and colon checked. May my brother Kangol Rest In Heaven.”

There are many rumors about the U.T.F.O. legend Kangol Kid's cause of death
A fan wrote, “We our very sad to report our lead @yokangol
has passed away. Please keep his family & friends along with our cast & crew in your thoughts & prayers. #KangolKid

Kangol Kid received the harsh diagnosis in February and soon kicked off chemotherapy. But his condition grew increasingly worse over the last few months. In October, Kangol opened up he’d been hospitalized and required more surgery.

“Please forgive me for not returning calls and more,” he wrote on Instagram at the time. “Things have become, and are becoming a little more difficult than imagined. I’ve been admitted again for complications related to my condition. Thank you to those who have been instrumental in my latest ordeal. Your actions have been well received and greatly appreciated. I am blessed to have you by my side through this. I love you all.”

In a March interview, Kangol stated he was feeling better following his first surgery, which required 10 centimeters of his colon to be removed.

“I didn’t believe it,” he said of his diagnosis. “That’s the last thing you want to hear. … when those words were said to me, I fell out inside. I stood up after a while, spoke to my friends who kept my spirits up through all of this and my mentality just changed, like, ‘You gotta fight this.’”

Fans and Friends Reacted to Kangol Kid’s Tragic Death

Famous figures death news always breaks many hearts; however, fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death.

Soon after the tragic news was released, many of Kangol Kid’s friends and fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes, with many noting the massive contributions Kangol made to Hip Hop culture. Originally a b-boy along with his dance partner Doctor Ice, Kangol eventually went on to form U.T.F.O with Educated Rapper (who died in June 2017), Doctor Ice, and Mix Master Ice.

They soon became one of the most popular Hip Hop groups in the country on the strength of their breakout single, “Roxanne, Roxanne,” which spawned one of the best disses tracks of all time, “Roxanne’s Revenge” by Roxanne Shanté. Diamond D of the Diggin’ In The Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.) noted Kangol’s undeniable impact in an Instagram tribute to the late, great MC.

There are many rumors about the U.T.F.O. legend Kangol Kid's cause of death
A user tweeted, “I’m very sad to write of the passing of Kangol Kid. He was an amazing strong & humble soul. I’m glad I got to know him personally & work with him professionally. He was so talented, kind & fun to work with

“Sleep in Peace Legend,” he wrote. “Kangol #UTFO Those of us who remember when Roxanne Roxanne 1st dropped can tell you how HUGE that one song was and how fast it blew up In the streets. Part of that reason was its authenticity because it sounded like a park jam with MCs spittin over big beat. Salute Kangol rest in power.”

Someone wrote, “#RIP RT @soultrackscom: Today we are mourning the passing of @YoKangol Kangol Kid, the energetic co-founder, and rapper of UTFO. Rest in peace, Kangol.”

Another said, “

“We here at the @THE_Mr_TBT podcast extend out condolences to the family, friends, and fans of the legendary KangolKid. UTFO was the first hip-hop cassette Jamie ever bought. We were fortunate enough to talk to Kangol not too long ago. Great guy. Rest in power Kangol.”


You Might also Like

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.