Rapper and hip-hop producer Shaun Shiller Fequiere, better known as Kangol Kid, passed away on Saturday, December 18 at the age of 55. The New York resident suffered from colon cancer that was diagnosed in February this year.
Kangol Kid was also a break dancer and member of the Brooklyn-based hip-hop group, UnTouchable Force Organization (UTFO), which was highly influential in the growth of hip-hop in New York.
Around November, Kangol Kid was hospitalized due to complications with his stage IV colon cancer. On Saturday, his son T.Shaun Fequiere announced Kangol’s passing on Instagram:
T.Shaun Fequiere’s post on the demise of his father Kangol Kid (Image via tshaun570/Instagram)
He also posted on Facebook:
What is known about Kangol Kid’s children?
While not much is known about Kangol Kid’s personal life, he is said to have four children from two marriages. His sons from his first marriage to Christine include T.Shaun, Andre and Giovanni. Meanwhile, Kangol Kid and his second wife, Tajiri Swindell, had the rapper’s daughter, Amancia. According to an Instagram post, Amancia was born in 2015, making her the youngest of Kangol’s children.
The son of the late rapper, T.Shaun Fequiere, is a self-proclaimed writer, music producer and DJ. He also owns a company called TLevision. Along with his brothers, T.Shaun is believed to be one of the partners of an entertainment venture called We Know 570. The company reportedly manages events, music production and also owns a nightclub.
Andre is a self-proclaimed singer-songwriter and the CEO of We Know 570. He is also the executive producer of the On The Dot Live podcast that includes all three Fequiere brothers.
Also read Article continues below
While not much is known about T.Shaun and Andre’s brother, Giovanni, the brothers have a musical group called TAG United. Giovanni is also expected to be part of We Know 570.
Check out our interview with the cast of the new AMC+ series- Firebite? Click here for more.
Log in to reply