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Professor X of X-Clan Dies


 Professor X of X-Clan Dies
topic by BigL4Life - 03-17-2006, 09:35 PM - Boxden > The Hip-Hop Spot


Link: http://www.allhiphop.com/hiphopnews/?ID=5471

Professor X of X-Clan has died in a New York-area hospital after a bout with meningitis, sources close to the situation told AllHipHop.com.

As a member of X-Clan, Professor X gained notoriety for his catch phrases "Vainglorious" and dissed fools by calling them "sissies."

Additionally, Professor X, whose real name was Lumumba Carson, was the son of the late Civil Rights pioneer Sonny Carson, who produced The Education of Sonny Carson.

He also founded the grassroots organization BlackWatch.

Meningitis is a byproduct of bacterial or viral infections that overcome the body's natural immune system.

The aggressive entities can be transmitted from other people through sneezing, coughing, kissing, infected blood, or contaminated water or food.

In August 2004, Professor X, auctioned off his time on eBay for a night on the town in New York City.

X-Clan released a pair of critically acclaimed albums, To the East, Blackwards (1990) and Xodus (1992), but soon after the Brooklyn-based collective disbanded.

In December 2005, X-Clan announced a comeback, but it was unclear if Professor X was party to the reunion. In 1995, X-Clan group member Sugar Shaft died from complications related to the AIDS virus.

Funeral arrangements haven't been announced


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7 comments for "Professor X of X-Clan Dies"


 03-18-2006, 12:21 AMaway - #2
havana 

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WTF? Damn I was just thinking about X-Clan a while ago, R.I.P. Professor X.
BLACKWATCH was cool with me.
 03-18-2006, 04:59 AMaway - #3
Da Gooneyz 5 heat pts

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Alot of these sissies are too young to know who X-Clan/Blackwatch are. RIP Professor X.

"To the East, my brother, to the East!"
 03-18-2006, 05:23 AMaway - #4
BitchesNBlunts 2 heat pts

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ahh damn. i didnt even know dude was in the hospital R.I.P
 03-18-2006, 08:08 AMaway - #5
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Damn. I was talking about that 'To The East Blackwards' album with one of my people just last night!
To The East My Brother, To The East....Rest In Peace Professor X.
 03-18-2006, 08:43 AMaway - #6
hiphopthugsta 

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Damn Rest in Peace.....
 03-18-2006, 09:41 AMaway - #7
zion 

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RIP...i remember seeing one of the x-clan members in new york when i was real young, they ####in scared me wit there nose rings lol i hope they still try to make a comeback tho
 03-18-2006, 11:22 AMaway - #8
Kubrick 

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X-Clan are one of the most underrated groups in all of music. Professor X was a great poet and Brother J is still one of the best lyricist today (including his stint with the Dark Sun Riders). We need more groups like this -- people that can make you boogie along with a conscious message. I hope they come back hard and take their place with Paris, Immortal Technique and Public Enemy. Rebirth of a Nation indeed!
 
 


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