In some unfortunate hip hop news, MemphisRap.com has learned that though rapper Lord Infamous, real name Ricky Dunigan, 34, one of the founding members of Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia, suffered from a heart attack and kidney failure earlier last week, he ‘fortunately’ may be recovering well under hospital care.
While its apparent the seriousness of Lord Infamous’ condition, the current co-CEO of Black Rain Entertainment is expected to make a good recovery.
Infamous has received visits and love from close members of and ‘formerly of’ Three 6 Mafia, including brother DJ Paul, friend Juicy J, former label/group mate Gangsta Boo and others.
Before the unfortunate incident, Lord Infamous was preparing the release of his fifth independent solo project, “Futuristic Rowdy Bounty Hunter,” on Black Rain Entertainment in collaboration with close friend and business partner II Tone, real name Mario Reddick.
For more info, photos, music and more on Lord Infamous, visit www.memphisrap.com/officialblackrainent.
Video below is taken from April 2010 of Lord Infamous on stage with other legendary rap performers Koopsta Knicca, Gangsta Pat, DJ Zirk during the Skinny Pimp performance of the classic song ‘Lookin’ For Da Chewin’.