Magoo Has Reportedly Died At Age 50

Written by on August 14, 2023

Hip Hop is mourning the loss of yet another artist as news broke that rapper Magoo, also known as Melvin Barcliff, passed away at 50. Magoo, widely recognized for his collaborations with artists like Timbaland, Missy Elliott, and Aaliyah, has left fans and fellow musicians shocked and stunned by his sudden passing. The cause of his death has not been disclosed, leaving many to speculate about what may have happened.

But Digital Black from the group Playa was the first to confirm Magoo’s passing in a post on Instagram, writing, “Man can’t believe this RIP Magoo damn big bro wasn’t ready for this at all #superfriends.” Ginuwine, who had previously collaborated with Magoo also issued sentimental words in a post on Sunday. “I will miss you magoo that’s what we called him ….. totally one of the best ever in my eyes always pressing forward,” he wrote.

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