Rest In Peace Father Shaheed, Of Poor Righteous Teachers

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A news story from has quoted Public Enemy’s Facebook account as confirming Father Shaheed dead. The Trenton, New Jersey native was a founding member of P.R.T., and a DJ/producer of the crew also including Wise Intelligent, Culture Freedom, and Mike Peart.


Per P.E.’s reports, Shaheed died following a motorcycle accident yesterday (May 26). Information is still being released at this time.


P.R.T. released four albums between 1990 and 1996. Shaheed remained active in the group through their final release. He was extensively involved in 1993’s Black Business album.

Ambrosia For Heads extends condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Father Shaheed, as well as the rest of Poor Righteous Teachers.

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