The excitement was toned down a bit when time was set aside to solemnly pay tribute to Robert Diaz, or Pumpkinhead. This great rapper from New York City passed on at 39 years on June 9th. He released numerous solo albums and his most outstanding was ‘Orange Moon over Brooklyn’ and 'Dymanic'
In his remembrance, his wife, sons and family and fellow emcees put on a honorable show. Featured artists included Pack FM, Mr. Metaphor of the Brooklyn Academy, Jean Grae, Blitzkrieg, GMS, Tonedeff, Bad Seed, WildChild and DP One gave a performance with Pumpkinhead’s son, Raiden. There was a surprise tribute performance by Immortal Technique, Poison Pen and Diabolic.
If you are a fan of his music and contribution to hip-hop, you can support his wife and children and Legacy here