Tragedy Behind Hip-Hop Photographer Chi Modu’s Cause of Death

Hip-Hop’s famous photographer Chi Modu’s cause of death has raised many questions after the legend who shot iconic images of Tupac Shakur, passed away at the age of 55.

Members of the Hip-Hop community are mourning the sudden death of Modu Chi who began his career with shooting for local papers in New York City, such as the New York Amsterdam News in 1991 and The Source during the early 1990s.

Shooting of Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, Eazy-E, Mobb Deep, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and LL Cool J, to name a few, Chi Modu was born in 1966 in Arondizuogu, Nigeria.

He and moved to the United States along with his family when he was only two; his family left Nigeria in the middle of a civil war to seek refuge, so Chi raised in New Jersey.

Attending the famed Lawrenceville School while much of his family was across the ocean, Chi’s relationship with photojournalism kicked off while as a student at Rutgers University.

Chi Modu’s Cause of Death is still Unknown

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The artist, whose photos are especially notable for the personal and intimate camera angles, had offered tutorials on his website and was in the process of growing NFTs with his content throughout recent years. In a 2018 interview with The Music Network, Modu revealed that he declined chances to work with some of today’s Rap stars.

 “I think I’ve done enough,” announced the visual artist who wanted to be known for photography beyond just Hip-Hop. 

Unquestionably, celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts, but fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts and minds even after years.

Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with Chi Modu’ Hawkins’ family, friends, fans, and all of his loved ones during this hard period. Please kindly leave a condolence message below the comment box to honor one of the most legendary Hip-Hop photographers.


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