Tribute Sundayz – R.I.P To All The Fallen Legends – Freaky Tah

Freaky Tah

Background information

Birth name – Raymond Rogers
Born – May 14, 1971
South Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
Died – March 28, 1999 (aged 27)
Queens, New York, United States
Genres – Hip hop, Rap
Years active – 1991–1999
Labels – Universal Records
Associated acts – The Lost Boyz

Raymond Rogers (May 14, 1971 – March 28, 1999),[1] better known as Freaky Tah, was an MC, hype man and promoter. Freaky Tah was a member of a hip hop group called the Lost Boyz, together with Mr. Cheeks, DJ Spigg Nice, and Pretty Lou.[2][3]

Death

On the night of March 28, 1999, on his way to a friend’s birthday party, Freaky Tah was shot in the back of his head while he was going towards the exit of Sheraton Hotel in Queens, New York. He was pronounced dead at about 4:20 AM, after being rushed to nearby Jamaica Hospital.[4] The getaway driver, Raheem Fletcher, was sentenced to 7 years in prison. It was also revealed that a man named Kelvin Jones was the killer.[5] Jones pleaded guilty to murder.[6] Freaky Tah was 27 at the time of his death, his 28th birthday being a month and a half away.

Discography
With The Lost Boyz

List of albums, with selected chart positions

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications

USUS R&B

Legal Drug Money
Released: June 4, 1996
Label: Uptown
Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
61

RIAA: Gold[7]
Love, Peace & Nappiness
Released: June 17, 1997
Label: Uptown
Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
92

RIAA: Gold[7]
LB IV Life
Released: September 28, 1999
Label: Uptown
Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
328

Red Everything Movement

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