New York City indie-rapper Robert Diaz, known as Pumpkinhead, passed away yesterday, June 9 at 39 years old. The cause of death is unknown at this time. He's survived by his two sons and his wife, who is pregnant with their first daughter.
A resident of Park Slope, he is known for his collaborations with Talib Kweli, Murs, Del the Funky Homosapien, among others. Many took to social media last night and this morning to express their sadness and shock over his death: