New York rapper Black Rob, who was part of Diddy's Bad Boy Records and best known for 2000 hit "Whoa," has died at the age of 51.

According to the Daily Beast, the artist, born Robert Ross, had been suffering a series of health problems in recent years, including several strokes and kidney failure. He was hospitalized in Atlanta when he died on Saturday.

The artist's former label mate, Mark Curry, announced the rapper's death on social media.

“I don’t know where to begin this,” he said in an Instagram video. “But I thank everybody for the donations. Rob passed away about an hour ago.”