Mack reportedly passed away on March 12, age 46.
Mack was signed to Bad Boy by Puff Daddy in the early ’90s. “Flava In Ya Ear” gave the label its first platinum single while a subsequent remix featured an early appearance from Notorious B.I.G. Mack’s debut album, Project: Funk Da World, was released in 1994.
After departing Bad Boy Records Mack went on to release a follow-up album, Operation: Get Down, in 1997. More recently he has devoted his life to religion.