DJ Father Shaheed has reportedly passed away from a motorcycle accident. Reports of his passing surfaced when the official Public Enemy Facebook page posted their condolences to his family. AllHipHop has also since confirmed with their sources that the cause of death was a motorcycle accident.
Father Shaheed is best known for his work as the DJ for the New Jersey rap group, Poor Righteous Teachers. The group saw prominent success after 1990 when their single, “Rock Dis Funky Joint,” was released and turned into a major hit. We will continue to update this story once more details are made available.
The PE family sends condolences out to the family and friends of DJ Father Shaheed from Poor Righteous Teachers,… http://t.co/B89Kq1zORT
— PUBLIC ENEMY (@PublicEnemyFTP) May 26, 2014