Hip Hop Podcaster Combat Jack Has Died At the age of 48

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of Hip Hop’s great podcaster Reggie Ossé, aka Combat Jack, has died at the  age of 48. Ossé was diagnosed with colon cancer in October.  Chris Morrow, Ossé’s friend and his co-founder of Loud Speaker Networks, confirmed his death, telling NPR that he died this morning at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York. Ossé was 48 years old.

Ossé shared that he had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of colon cancer with his fans online in October.

Ossé was born and raised in Brooklyn. Before Combat Jack, he worked as music attorney, representing the likes of Jay-Z and Capone-N-Noreaga during the fledgling stages of their careers. In 1989, Ossé switched from entertainment law to entertainment journalism. He would go on to work for MTV Networks before launching his own Internet radio show titled The Combat Jack Show.

 

 

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