Renowned New York DJ Big Kap Passes Away

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Big Kap attends the Go N'Syde 40/40 Bottle Launch Party at the 40 / 40 Club on June 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Renowned New York DJ Big Kap Passes Away

Social media reacts to his death.

PUBLISHED ON : FEBRUARY 3, 2016 / 10:00 AM

Veteran New York DJ Big Kap passed away Wednesday (February 3) according to some of his closest friends and associates.

“Rest in peace…. Big Kap…” Funkmaster Flex captioned in an Instagram post. Big Kap was most known as a resident DJ alongside Flex at New York’s legendary nightclub The Tunnel. He was also a member of the Flip Squad and Big Dawg Pitbulls DJ crews. In 1999, Funk Flex and Kap released a joint album called The Tunnel.

More recently, DJ Big Kap was the host of Highly Unique Radio, an Internet radio station in Atlanta. Social media paid its condolences earlier as many who knew and/or respected him reflected on his life. No cause of death has been revealed publicly. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

Rest in peace.... Big Kap...

A photo posted by FunkFlex (@funkflex) on

Rest in Peace.... Big Kap....

A photo posted by FunkFlex (@funkflex) on

Much respect to our DJ Brother Big Kap. You will be missed.

A photo posted by DJ NABS (@djnabsinlab) on

(Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Written by Paul Meara


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