Posted: Thursday – Oct. 14, 2010
Port Authority spokesperson Steve Coleman said: “The driver was traveling southbound towards New Jersey on the George Washington bridge when his vehicle struck a truck. Hudson was pronounced [dead] on the scene and the female passenger was taken to a local hospital.” (MTV.com)
Outside of his work with rapper Mase’s Harlem World rap group in the late 90s, Huddy 6 was best known for his long-time relationship with Cam’ron, who credits Huddy for saving his life after he was shot twice in 2005.
Since his death, fellow artists have Tweeted the impact it has made upon them:
Busta Rhymes: “I can’t believe that we just lost a good brother, friend and fellow comrade (Huddy 6). U R Already being truly missed! God bless ur (sic) whole family.”
Juelz Santana: “A! R.I.P. HUDDY 6 @hud6 SMFH if u don’t or didn’t know who he was jus know this, he was HARLEM!!!!.”
Ron Browz: “R.I.P. Andre Hudson. Aka Hud6 HuddyCombs. Aka MR Harlem!”
N.O.R.E.: “Damn it’s a real sad day right now that shit fucked my mind up for real can’t think str8 right now r.i.p huddy.”
Rap has seen its share of deaths in 2010 with the loss of Boston rapper Guru (Keith Edward Elam) in April, 90s rapper Apache (Anthony Peaks), and Killa Sha (Sha Lumi) of The Super Kids. Huddy will be remembered for his work in progressing the Harlem rap scene.