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Rapper Camu Tao Passes Away at Age 30

Adam Schleichkorn Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Definitive Jux artist Camu Tao died yesterday afternoon (May 25) as a result of lung cancer. Labelmate and friend Aesop Rock announced the passing on his Myspace page.

Tero Smith aka Camu Tao was diagnosed with lung cancer 2 years ago and had been undergoing chemotherapy. Tao was pronounced dead at a Columbus, OH hospital. Tao was a member of Columbus, Ohio's MHz crew with Copywrite, RJD2, Jakki Tha MotaMouth & Tage Proto, The Nighthawks with fellow Definitive Jux artist Cage, the Weathermen and the duo S.A. Smash. R.I.P. Camu Tao, our blessings go out to all of his family and friends.
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