It's with great sadness that we report the death of rapper Sean Price. He was 43.

Sean Price was found was found dead in his Brooklyn, NY apartment today, according to a statement released by his representative. At this very moment, a cause of death is unknown. 

Price was a member of the rap duo Heltah Skeltah alongside Jahmal Bush, who fans knew as Rock. The group released their debut, Nocturnal, in 1996. Price would go on to release his solo debut, Monkey Barz, in 2005, and his most recent LP in 2012.   

His recording label, Duck Down Music, released the following statement:

"It is with beyond a heavy heart that Duck Down Music is sadly confirming that Sean Price passed away early this morning in his Brooklyn apartment, Saturday, August 8, 2015." 

We will continue to follow this story with updates as they become available.