Hip Hop Podcaster and Former ‘Source’ Editor Combat Jack Dead At 48

Famed and pioneering Hip Hop icon Combat Jack, who was a former top editor of groundbreaking The Source magazine, and became one of the earliest and most influential podcasters in Urban and Hip Hop culture, has passed away. He was just 48 years old.

Combat Jack, birth name Reggie Ossé, reportedly died of colon cancer today.

Condolences poured in on social media as shocked fans and peers of the man behind one of the earliest and most popular Hip Hop podcasts reacted in shock and sadness to Combat Jack’s death.