Sad news for the world of comedy. Long Beach native, Ricky Harris has reportedly passed away after suffering a heart attack. Reports on the his now reported death are few but we have seen several of Harris’s friends confirm the unfortunate news. Harris’s resume extends to productions like Poetic Justice, Moesha, Tales From The Hood, and several projects with Snoop Dogg including film Boss’N’Up and the iconic voice-character DJ Eaz-E-Dick on Snoop’s previous albums. Harris has had his share of health scares; a few years ago he suffered a heart attack which came sudden as well. Comedians shocked by the news have took to social media to pay their respects to the comedy veteran, according to outlets he was 54.
Facebook user Ed Stewart sent out his condolences:
We are saddened to hear of the passing of #RickyHarris, whom Heads may know better as Taadow and DJ EZ DICC. He was a #LongBeach legend whose death was confirmed by @djpooh today. Here he is in #DoggyDoggWorld, clowning and putting on for the #LBC. Here’s to Ricky, who is no doubt somewhere two-stepping with Nate.
Snoop took to his Instagram to confirm the news