Bone Thugs-N-Harmony performed their hit track, crossroadsto celebrate the life of a legendary producer’s recently deceased son.
The stunning video, obtained by The Blast, shows the famous rappers singing and rapping their biggest hit in front of friends and family of the deceased.
We are told that the celebration of life was for Tyshaun Middletonthe son of legendary hip-hop producer, Tim ‘DJ-Uneek’ Middleton. The funeral service was held in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles and ended with an emotional performance by the rappers.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Performs “Crossroads” During Emotional Funeral
As you know, the song itself is a story of passing through and entering the gates of heaven – and is played at many funerals to mark the moment of a loved one’s journey. Of course, few of them receive a reminder of the group at the funeral.
Our sources say Middleton influenced thousands of teens and young adults to get involved in a movement called EOE (818)! The original EOE consisted of the vocalist Ray J, Shorty Mack, Rio Appling and Done’ Vicci, Tyshaun’s brother. The young man was in the process of launching his new art magazine called ‘Art Sabbath’ – with many celebrities showcasing their art, high fashion and street art.
If Middleton’s dad’s name sounds familiar, it’s a legendary musician in the world of hip hop.
See the great video!
“I idolize him, he’s my pop. I always try to follow in his footsteps,” Middleton’s son said during a recent interview at a North Hollywood studio shortly after their video for “Money Counter” was released.
Uneek expressed his gratitude for having sons in the same company, saying, “They keep me rapping, I love seeing them blossom as men and they sound great,” adding, “It’s is a way for them to shine. ”
Middleton made a name for himself producing tracks for Eazy-E’s Ruthless Discs in the 1990s. The job earned him the opportunity to work with Bong Thugs on several albums, which earned him a Grammy nomination for his work on the “E. 1999 Eternal” in 1995.
Legendary producer ‘DJ U-Neek’ worked with the band on two of their albums
Surprisingly, Middleton’s youngest son recalls the moment he knew his dad wasn’t exactly like everyone else’s dad. “I remember I was about five or six years old and it was just non-stop music at home. My pops were playing music all day. That’s when my pops got started the Bone Thugs story and that’s where I met them. he said. Adding that he saw his dad in the ‘Thuggish Ruggish Bone’ video, sitting next to Easy E.
“It’s one of my earliest memories and being in the studio with Bones at the time and my dad having me say a little something at the start like ‘they’re back,'” he said, speaking to himself. referring to the intro of the disc which presents his voice.
RIP Tashawn Middleton
In the end, we are the crowd was obviously moved and grateful to the supergroup for achieving the hit record for this ceremony.
Rest in peace, Tashawn Middleton.