Big Kap, real name Keith Carter, passed away after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday (03Feb16), according to Billboard.com.

Kap worked with several hip hop artists throughout his career and released an album titled The Tunnel, which featured Tupac Shakur, Notorious B.I.G., and Jay Z, among others. He was also a member of the Flip Squad and Big Dawg Pitbulls DJ crews.

Paying tribute to Kap, hip-hop heavyweight Funkmaster Flex took to Instagram.com and wrote, "Rest in peace.... Big Kap...," while rapper Rick Ross adds, "Rip Big Kap."