See Eerie Photo of Craig Mack Weeks Before His Death

When Craig Mack — the artist who gave hip-hop “Flava In Ya Ear” — died earlier this month, artists across several sub-genres hip-hop came forward to fer their condolences. Though the rap veteran had long bowed out the spotlight, his death left behind a hole.

The community Mack had played such a vital role in was given no reason the rapper choose a life away from fame… until now. Recent reports fer insight as to why the artist choose a life in the church over a life among the stars.