Ahmad Givens

Ahmad Givens

Ahmad Givens

Well, he was the best out there. The man was a beast. He disregarded all the rules for what this meant. And became so successful at it that he even flaunted to the powers-that-be that the earth was flat.


“Bye to my favorite guy in this whole world — be in peace,” Chance wrote on Instagram, along with a photo of himself in tears. “We love you forever bro. I’ll see you one day soon — we shall dance again in God’s kingdom forever and ever, bro. Words can’t describe my pain — world, pray for me!”

Ahmad, a rapper in the group Stallionaires, appeared on VH1’s I Love New York before starring with Chance on spinoff Real Chance of Love, which ran for two seasons from 2008 to 2009. They later starred on VH1’s reality series Real and Chance: The Legend Hunters. (Source: www.hollywoodreporter.com)


Givens, known as “Real,” died after a long battle with cancer, his brother Kamal “Chance” Givens told TMZ. Ahmad had been diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer in 2013, and his situation had improved after he underwent chemotherapy, but his condition reportedly worsened in January.

“I remember I was laying on the hospital bed and the doctor came in crying and when I saw her crying I knew it was something serious,” Real said of the moments before he was informed that he had stage 4 colon cancer that had spread to his liver. “My doctors thought I had, like, three days to live so they just zapped me with chemo. I left out of there with my veins burning and everything.” (Source:blackdoctor.org))


Jeffrey Campbell, aka the Educated Rapper, along with the Kangol Kid, Doctor Ice, and Mix Master Ice formed the legendary hip-hop group U.T.F.O. in the 1980s and banged out the now classic hit, "Roxanne, Roxanne." It's listed as one of read more about Rap Legend Fighting for His Life after Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis

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