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Legendary NYC DJ Mister Cee Dead at 57

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Legendary NYC DJ Mister Cee Dead at 57

Legendary NYC DJ Mister Cee Dead at 57

Legendary NYC DJ , Mister Cee , Dead at 57.

Mister Cee was an influential figure in the world of hip-hop who served as DJ for rapper Big Daddy Kane and is credited for his role in discovering The Notorious B.I.G.

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CNN reports that Mister Cee's former employer, New York's Hot 97 hip-hop radio station, released a statement regarding his death.

As a family at HOT 97 and WBLS, we’re deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved Mister Cee.

, Hot 97 statement, via CNN.

Mr. Cee’s influence stretched far beyond the airwaves, shaping the very fabric of NYC’s DJ culture, Hot 97 statement, via CNN.

Our hearts are heavy as we send our love and condolences to his family and the fans whose lives he touched through his music.

Rest easy, Mr. Cee.

Your legacy will live forever, Hot 97 statement, via CNN.

No cause of death was released at the time of the announcement.

Mister Cee was born, Calvin LeBrun , in Brooklyn, New York.

Mister Cee was born, Calvin LeBrun , in Brooklyn, New York.

After rising through the hip-hop scene of New York City, Mister Cee worked on Big Daddy Kane's debut 1988 album, 'Long Live the Kane.'.

After rising through the hip-hop scene of New York City, Mister Cee worked on Big Daddy Kane's debut 1988 album, 'Long Live the Kane.'.

Later, he would serve as an associate producer on The Notorious B.I.G.'s 1994 debut album, 'Ready to Die.'.

Mister Cee went on to have a long career as a popular DJ and radio personality with Hot 97.

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Mister Cee went on to have a long career as a popular DJ and radio personality with Hot 97.


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