Rapper Sean Price was discovered dead early Saturday morning in his Brooklyn apartment, representatives for the recording artist said.
The 43-year-old rapper was a member of the group Heltah Skeltah and also performed with Boot Camp Clik.
His last album was released in 2012.
Price's record company, Duck Down Music, said he died in his sleep, but it was unclear what caused his death.
He is survived by his wife and three children.