4/27/1975 - 10/9/2015
Remembering the life, death and hip-hop legacy of Koopsta Knicca
Robert Cooper Phillips, a rapper known better by his stage name, Koopsta Knicca, a founding member of the rap group Three 6 Mafia, has died, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal. He was 40.
The Memphis rapper died October 9 at an area hospital of complications from a stroke he suffered on Sunday. Phillips' death was confirmed by Da Mafia 6ix publicist Dove Clark.
Phillips, who was born April 27, 1975, in Memphis, had been a member of the legendary hip-hop group since its...