Posted in hiphop | music on December 24, 2012

Capital STEEZ

According to Pitchfork and "various sources", Capital STEEZ (real name Jamal Dewar), of Joey Bada$$'s crew, Pro Era, passed away this morning (12/24) at 19 years old. Joey tweeted, "This unfortunate xmas eve.. Lost a best friend, a brother, a pro, a partner. Letting go is never easy.. May ur soul rest in peace Jamal.." and hours before that Capital STEEZ himself eerily tweeted "The end." Joey has continued to tweet on the situation with statements like "SICK TO MY STOMACH.." and "RIP CAPITAL STEEZ!!! 7.7.93 - 12.24.12." Other details on the situation are still sparse at the moment. Rest in peace, Jamal.

Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era were scheduled to play 285 Kent in Brooklyn on Saturday night (12/22), but the show ended up being postponed.

Pro Era just released their free Peep the Aprocalypse mixtape this past Friday (12/21). You can download the whole thing at that link and stream the track "Run or Fly," which features Capital STEEZ, below.

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Pro Era Feat Joey Bada$$, Dirty Sanchez, Cj Fly & Capital STEEZ - "Run or Fly"

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Comments (13)

Sorry but that photo is not of Capital Steez. RIP.

Posted by Andrew | December 24, 2012 2:55 PM

2:55 is right, Capital STEEZ is not in that photo. RIP. An amazingly bright young talent taken away too soon. Prayers got out to his family and the rest of the Pro Era crew.

Posted by Joe | December 24, 2012 3:13 PM

thank you thats cj fly

Posted by Anonymous | December 24, 2012 3:14 PM

That isn't STEEZ. That's CJ Fly. RIP Steelo.

Posted by SwankDaddyKush | December 24, 2012 3:15 PM

sorry about that! picture changed.

Posted by brooklynvegan | December 24, 2012 3:16 PM

For those that don't know or connect the dots, He killed himself after sending that tweet.

Very sad. R.I.P.

Posted by Anonymous | December 24, 2012 3:23 PM

I downloaded the mixtape cause of this.

Posted by Anonymous | December 24, 2012 6:16 PM

Let me clarify my 6:16 post, I downloaded the mixtape out of respect for him.

Posted by Anonymous | December 24, 2012 6:17 PM

first you all should download rejex 1999 amerikkkan koruption and peep because they all are great tapes and this dude was amazing behind the mic for his age and his tyme bracket rest in peace my dude flatbush will hold u down with a wall n color

Posted by fitty | December 24, 2012 8:34 PM

Who?

Posted by Anonymous | December 25, 2012 3:59 AM

thank you thats cj fly

Posted by AUTOBOSS30 | December 26, 2012 3:15 AM

hey guys, I'm really going out on a limb here, but I would venture to say that Eugene might have been joking around just a little bit. I could be wrong though.

Posted by Download Google Chrome 2013 | April 5, 2013 2:54 PM

I hope he can r.i.p.

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