Kangol Kid Net Worth At The Time Of His Death

Kangol Kid’s net worth: Shaun Shiller Fequiere, known by his stage name Kangol Kid, was an American hip-hop producer, breakdancer, songwriter, and emcee. Kangol Kid’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million at the time of his death. We have estimated Kangol Kid’s net worth, salary, money, income, and assets.



 NameKangol Kid
Age
55 years
NationalityAmerican
Died
December 18, 2021
Date of birth
August 10, 1966
Occupation(s)Rapper
Net Worth$3 million

Kangol Kid Died

  • Former UTFO member Kangol Kid loses his life
  • He passed away at the age of 55
  • He was diagnosed with colon cancer

The hip hop world is in mourning upon learning of the death of one of its pioneers, Shaun Shiller Fequiere, better known by his stage name The Kangol Kid, who after being hospitalized for several weeks and undergoing two surgeries, finally lost the battle against cancer at the age of 55.

It was during the course of the morning of this Saturday, December 18, that various media confirmed what had been coming for some time, the news about the death of Kangol Kid, caused by colon cancer.

Hip-Hop pioneer Kangol Kid passed away.

Kangol Kid had maintained a positive attitude despite the diagnoses received, he even kept in touch with his audience through his official Instagram account, in which he often published images of him inside and outside the hospital, in addition to giving details about his health.

In his last publication made two weeks ago, he posed in a bed at North Shore University Hospital in New York with rapper LL Cool J, a photograph in which, judging by his physique, he was in a rather deteriorated state of health.

Who was the Kangol Kid?

Shaun Fequiere, better known as Kangol Kid, was one of the members of the hip hop group UTFO for its acronym in English (Untouchable Force Organization), whose group catapulted him as one of the pioneers in hip-hop, and although later he dedicated his Life only to be a producer and songwriter, he remained a legend to many.

It is worth mentioning that the artistic name of Fequiere is due to the frequent use that he gave to the hats of the English brand Kangol, which sponsored him. In fact, his most distinctive hat was included in the Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Kangol Kid and his fight against cancer

Following his diagnosis, in 2012 Fequiere became the first rapper to be honored by the American Cancer Society, yet he spent a few more years battling this disease. In February 2021, he reported on his Instagram account that he had received an unflattering forecast.

Therefore, the hip-hop dancer had to undergo an emergency colonoscopy, in which they had to remove 10 centimeters of the colon after noticing some unusual symptoms. “There was definitely an upset stomach,” he revealed in an interview with Pix11News.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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