Injury Reserve rapper Jordan Groggs dies a year after releasing debut album

Rapper Jordan Groggs has died aged 32.

The hip-hop star, who was part of the music trio Injury Reserve, is believed to have passed away on Wednesday but no more details about his death were available.

The sad news was announced by Injury Reserve in a statement posted on Twitter.

It read: “REST IN POWER Jordan Alexander Groggs a loving father, life partner and friend.”

They also posted a link to a GoFundMe page to raise money for Groggs’ family

The star, also known as Stapa J. Groggs, is survived by his partner Anna Ford, and their four kids, Joey, Toph, Jayden and Ari.

Jordan Groggs has died aged 32

A statement posted on the fundraising page explained: “Jordan Alexander Groggs a loving father, life partner, and friend.

“Groggs’s heart has touched everyone he has came across. He will live on through his family, supporters, and the communities he was apart of.

“Jordan Alexander Groggs is survived by Anna and their four children Joey, Jayden, Toph, and Ari.

He was a father to four children

“Please keep them in your thoughts. All funds will go towards family support and services. Thank you.

“With love and remembrance 06/01/1988 – 06/29/20.”

Groggs, who hailed from Pheonix, Arizona, became part of Injury Reserve in 2012 alongside his friend Nathaniel Ritchie – who became known as Ritichie With a T- and Parker Corey.

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Groggs and Ritchie are believed to have met while working in a shoe store and went on to record their first music with Corey in a dentist office.

They poked fun at their humble start when they released their debut mixtape in 2015, calling it Live from the Dentist Office.

The trio released an EP titled Drive It Like It’s Stolen in 2017 and their first album, Injury Reserve, followed in 2019.

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