Onyx Reacts To the Producer Chyskillz Death
#DXCLUSIVE: Fredro Starr & Sticky Fingaz issue a statement on the veteran producer,'s passing.
Producer Chyskillz, the brain behind the classic Onyx singles "Slam" and "Throw Ya Gunz," died of a heart attack on Tuesday (13 February).
In a joint statement to HipHopDX, Onyx MCs Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz said, "Rest in Paradise to our brother Chylow 'Chyskillz' Parker. Our deepest condolences to his family and close friends. We will always acknowledge your contribution to the Onyx legacy. Your music will always inspire. Love to our brother!"
Although Chyskillz is widely known for his contributions to Onyx platinum-selling debut, 1993's Bacdafucup, also produced for other Hip Hop legends as Run-DMC, LL Cool J and Public Enemy.
Several members of the Hip-Hop community — including former Onyx member Sonny Seeza, DJ Premier, DJ Eclipse, Pete Rock and Jedi Mind Tricks' Vinnie Paz — pays its respects on social media.
Take a look at their posts below.
My condonlences to Mrs Parker and the whole family Parker!!RIParadise my Brother@ChySkillz! Damn.😔#Iconic#Producer#BacDaF..Up4everDope #ONYX# AfficialNAST
— Sonny Seeza (@mrsonnyseeza) February 13, 2018
We have learned today with great sadness the passing of our brother, Chylow "Chyskillz" Parker. Our love and prayers are with his family. In this moment and always, we recognize your extraordinary contribution to the ONYX legacy, which lives in the music. #ONYX4LIFE pic.twitter.com/StS9v0pmxj
— ONYX (@ONYX_HQ) February 13, 2018
Here is another one. S/O big bro @xplargepro & @nas for making me a part of the history of hip hop already heard. Never goes unnoticed. Jeah #queenshiphop #newyork #thebridge
A post shared by Pete Rock (@realpeterock) on January 7, 2018 at 6:12 am PST
#RIP Chyskillz 🙏🏽
— Fredro Starr (@Fredro_Starr) February 13, 2018
I just got sad news that the Producer of "Chyskillz," he died of a Heart Attack. We all Know Him Mainly From His Incredible Production Of All The ONYX LP: "Bacdafucup", Which Is A Ce