In the early morning of March 13, 90's Hip Hop star and former Bad Boy emcee Craig Mack passed away at the age 46. Confirmed by longtime friend and producer, Alvin Toney and the New York Daily News, Mack died of heart failure near his home in Waterboro, South Carolina. 

New York Daily News on Twitter

Craig Mack, New York rapper on Diddy's Bad Boy label, dead at 46 https://t.co/0tb2DZHRC9

Known for his iconic 94 classic, 'Flava In Ya Ear' and its follow up remix that featured the deceased legend, The Notorious B.I.G., the Long Island rapper renounced the music industry over time and became a devout Christian and God-fearing man. 

Craig Mack - "Flava In Ya Ear" (Remix) (Feat. Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, Busta & Rampage)

"Flava In Ya Ear" (Remix) by Craig Mack featuring The Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, Busta & Rampage. Directed By: Hype Williams iTunes: http://bit.ly/flavaremix Spotify: http://spoti.fi/1XTKjbU Follow us on... Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/badboy Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/badboyrecords Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/badboyentertainment Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/badboyrecords © 1994 WMG/Bad Boy Entertainment

He leaves behind two adult children.