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Flava Unit Rapper “Apache” Dies Today…Recorded Hit Single “Gangsta Bitch”In The 90’s…

Rapper Apache Dies Today From A Long Illness...R.I.P.

Rapper Apache Dies Today From A Long Illness...R.I.P.

The former Flavor Unit MC, Apache died today, after battling an undisclosed, protracted illness.

Apache was a protegé of Hip-Hop acts Queen Latifah and Naughty by Nature and is most known for the 1992 hit single “Gangsta Bitch” from the album Apache Ain’t Sh*t. It is regarded as a hip hop classic.[picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=queen+latifah&iid=7475786″ src=”b/0/0/a/Peoples_Choice_Awards_a5a0.jpg?adImageId=9392601&imageId=7475786″ width=”234″ height=”307″ /]

Apache was also featured on several albums by Naughty By Nature, Tupac and Fat Joe throughout the early to mid nineties.

According to Wikipedia….Apache’s début album Apache Ain’t Shit was released in 1991 and peaked at #66 on the Billboard 200 and #15 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Also featured on the album was the hit single “Gangsta Bitch” which went to #67 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #11 on the Hot Rap Singles. Apache also released a single “Do Fa Self” in 1993 but he has yet to release another album or single.

Source-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_(rapper)

Apache was a hardcore act who had a hard delivery and an outspoken style, and there would be no Queen Latifah if it was not for Apache…

Many of his colleagues in Hip Hop such as Q-Tip and Kid Capri,offered up their condolences on Twitter.

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=a+tribe+called+quest&iid=1958772″ src=”9/7/d/6/VH1_Presents_The_8f86.jpg?adImageId=9392660&imageId=1958772″ width=”234″ height=”156″ /]Q-Tip , who produced “Gangsta Bitch” tweeted this memorial to Apache….”R.I.P. To my brotha APACHE.. Together we made a dope lil hiphop joint… He was a real stand RT @CatchWreck: RT @slopfunkdust: R.I.P. APACHE – Gangsta B*tch – prod by @QtipTheAbstract. http://is.gd/6OQ9v #FlavorUnit Life is fragile… Apache was STRONG! R.I.P.” (Q-Tip’s Twitter)

Apache was born Anthony Peaks, and his real age is unknown at this time.

Apache was one of the hardest rappers from the East coast,….rest in peace.

Read the full story here….

http://allhiphop.com/stories/news/archive/2010/01/22/22104395.aspx

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