Righteously idolized for his 1994 summer-smashing, Grammy-nominated “Flava In Ya Ear” hit, Mack rose to rap prominence and placed Diddy’s Bad Boy Records empire on the map with just one track. The record accelerated the careers of Busta Rhymes and Mack’s future label mate Notorious B.I.G. after the two Brooklyn heavyweights appeared on the “Flava In Ya Ear (Remix)” as well. Fellow Brooklyn-natives LL Cool J and Rampage also penned bars across the remix. As the first artist signed under Bad Boy, Mack’s legacy is forever imprinted with rap pioneership for one of hip-hop’s most timeless and dynamic tracks and monumental record labels in history.
For that, hip-hop thanks, commemorates and remembers Craig Mack in his 46 years of life.
See how his industry mates honored his legacy and home-going in the posts below.
DJ Funkmaster Flex
Easy Mo Bee