Bushwick Bill (1966 - 2019)

  • "I can remember that on Halloween 1991 I was 16 years old...."
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  • "You will never be forgotten. RIP lil big man!"
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  • "Loved your music ❤ that will live forever"
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Bushwick Bill (Photo by Gary Miller/FilmMagic) Bushwick Bill in the 2019 Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Bushwick Bill was a member of the iconic Houston based rap trio the Geto Boys. Real name Richard Shaw, he was born in Kingston, Jamaica with dwarfism. He first joined the Geto Boys as a dancer and then became a rapper alongside Willie D and Scarface. The trio were pioneers of southern hip-hop and horrorcore. Bushwick Bill was featured on the Geto Boy’s hit songs, “Mind Playing Tricks on Me” and “Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta.” He also released multiple solo albums.

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