• Rapper Trugoy the Dove is dead
  • He died at just 54 years old
  • The world of music is in mourning

It seems like 2023 is going to carry on with its laundry list of unfortunate celebrity deaths. This time we're talking about David Jolicoeur, aka, Trugoy the Dove from De La Soul. The songwriter and performer sadly passed away at the age of 54, cutting his journey short before his time.

Hip hop is in mourning

CNN reports that Jolicoeur's death was confirmed by De La Soul's publicist, Tony Ferguson. Although, officially, the cause of death has not yet been revealed to the public. Jolicoeur was best known by his stage name, Trugoy the Dove. 

Also interesting:

He formed the rap trio with Vincent Mason, aka Pasemaster Mase, and Kelvin Mercer, aka Posdnuos, in 1988. The three rappers attended high school together in Amityville, New York.

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