Pumpkinhead, or PH, a Brooklyn-born underground hip-hop legend passed away Tuesday, June 9 at a hospital in Somerville, New Jersey. He was 39.
The rapper, whose real name is Robert Diaz spent many years in the battle-rap scene and worked with artists such as Talib Kweli, Jean Grae, Royce Da 5'9," and many others.
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Aside from competing in battle rap competitions, and perfornances around the world, he’s best known for his 2005 album, "Orange Moon Over Brooklyn."
Here's a look back at some of his best songs, features, and freestyles.