Pumpkinhead passed away today (June 9), according to WatchLoud

Pharoahe Monch and producer Marco Polo both reacted to the news.

“I’m completely devastated. RIP PH,” Pharoahe Monch wrote on Twitter today.

Today is a very shitty day,” Marco Polo wrote on Twitter. “Just got word my brother Pumpkinhead passed away at 5:40am this morning. My condolences to his family…R.I.P.”

Pumpkinhead worked with Talib Kweli, Skyzoo and others throughout his career.

He was a revered battle rapper who released the acclaimed Orange Moon Over Brooklyn album in 2005.

Pumpkinhead’s cause of death has yet to be reported. 

HipHopDX extends its condolences to the family and friends of Pumpkinhead.

For more information on Pumpkinhead’s career as a battle rapper, visit BattleRap.com.

Tweets from Pharoahe Monch, Marco Polo and others regarding Pumpkinhead are as follows:

(June 9, 2015) 

UPDATE: Talib Kweli and R.A. The Rugged Man are among the other artists who have commented on the passing of Pumpkinhead.

Their posts are as follows: