Masta Killa Still Struggles With Loss Of Odb14 January 2008
Masta Killa Still Struggles With Loss Of Odb
The 38-year-old - real name Elgin Turner - struggled to overcome his grief after hearing the tragic news, and eventually wrote the song Life Changes in tribute to the late hip-hop star, who died of an accidental overdose whilst recording at the group's New York studio in 2004.
And he admits ODB's passing has hit him hard - defying his image as a 'hard man'.
He tells the New York Post's PageSix, "I miss my brother, you know? I'm not even the type of dude that distills too much. When I say distills, I mean cry. I'm one for sucking it up and turning it into positive energy.
"But even when I was writing that (Life Changes), I shed a tear or two. It was hard. And I did it in the studio where he expired. It was kind of tough."
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