Combat Jack Passes After Battle With Colon Cancer
Reggie "Combat Jack" Osse announced he had the disease in October.
Dear Hip-Hop podcaster, and beloved figure of the industry-Reggie "Combat Jack" Osse has passed, several sources have confirmed in the social networks. He was 48.
Hip-Hop has lost one of its most important historians and voices... we had serious ups and downs, but I was so happy that we had done the right thing... Rest In Peace my friend Jack Combat....
— Peter Rosenberg (@Rosenbergradio), 20 December 2017
Osse, announced in October that he had recently been diagnosed with colon cancer and underwent a surgery, which prevented him from recording an episode of The combat Jack Show for the first time in seven years.
"In 7 years of podcasting, I've never missed an episode," he wrote. "I hit you with the real life shit. I was recently diagnosed with Colon Cancer. I was rushed to the hospital, had some pretty serious surgery," he continued. "I'm recovering now. I'm going to go on this journey to health with chemotherapy and alternative medicine. "Take care of your health," he said to his fans. "Your boy's not going anywhere however. We're going to keep doing this. Keep rocking' with us."
For Immediate release Of @Combat_Jack: pic.twitter.com/3QrbJEIVtH
— The Combat Jack Show (@CombatJackShow) 23 October 2017
Upon hearing the news of Osse is happening, many Hip Hop media personalities, and artists shared their memories.
R. I. P. to the legend @Combat_Jack. Great, great guy.
life is short.
— Andrew Barber (@fakeshoredrive), 20 December 2017
OMG. 🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹 RIP @Combat_Jack ......... there is no fucking way. pic.twitter.com/ETpjaKrGqr
— DJ Whoo Kid (@DJWhooKid), 20 December 2017
DAMN MAN REST IN PEACE TO MY BROTHER @Combat_Jack ONE OF THE FIRST PEOPLE TO EVER hug me IN ALL THIS SHIT. MY HEART IS HEAVY SHIT MAN. LOVE ALWAYS.
— FUCK THAT's DELICIOUS (@ActionBronson) December 20, 2017
Rest in peace the Combat Jack.
— Alchemist (@Alchemist), 20 Dec