Injury Reserve’s Jordan Groggs dead at 32
Stepa J. Groggs (real name Jordan Groggs) of avant-rap trio Injury Reserve has died at 32 years old. The group broke the news on Twitter, writing, "REST IN POWER Jordan Alexander Groggs a loving father, life partner and friend. (6/1/1988-6/29/2020)." Cause of death has not yet been revealed.
The group also tweeted a link to a GoFundMe set up to help with Groggs' funeral and memorial expenses. It reads:
REST IN POWER Jordan Alexander Groggs a loving father, life partner, and friend.
Groggs’s heart has touched everyone he has came across. He will live on through his family, supporters, and the communities he was apart of.
Jordan Alexander Groggs is survived by Anna and their four children Joey, Jayden, Toph, and Ari.
Please keep them in your thoughts. All funds will go towards family support and services. Thank you
With love and remembrance
06/01/1988 - 06/29/20
The group formed in 2013 and released a series of EPs, mixtapes, and singles over the years before putting out their excellent self-titled debut album in 2019 via Loma Vista. Earlier this month, they appeared on the new Jockstrap EP. They also have collaborations with JPEGMAFIA, Code Orange, Rico Nasty, Freddie Gibbs, Aminé, and more.
Rest in peace, Jordan.
Watch some Injury Reserve videos and see some tributes from fellow musicians below...