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Tributes paid to 'grime legend' Stormin MC

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Skepta, Giggs and Devlin have paid tributes to Stormin MC on Twitter.The former N.A.S.T.Y Crew member, who rose to fame alongside Kano, Jammer and D Double E, is thought to have died from skin cancer. The east London artist revealed to fans in 2016 that he had stage two skin cancer, which had spread to his neck.Skepta is among those to pay tribute on social media, writing simply "R.I.P Stormin" alongside a picture of the musician.
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N.A.S.T.Y Crew are credited as being some of grime's pioneers, finding fame through pirate radio station Deja Vu in the early 2000s.
Their songs include Take You Out and Good U Know.Stormin, real name Shaun Lewis, addressed cancer on his album #BRB (Be Right Back), and had been using social media to document how it was affecting him.
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Back in hospital gotta stay in over night because I couldn’t swallow this morning or breath propa I thought I was gonna die so I give thanks to the king almighty Jah Rastafari and my woman because I honestly thought I wouldn’t be alive today ?? A post shared by Stormin Mc (@storminmc) on Jan 24, 2018 at 9:53am PST
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In January he posted a picture from his hospital bed on Instagram, writing that he could not breathe or swallow properly.The MC got married earlier this month, sharing the video of his first dance on Instagram.
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The first dance with my wife my soulmate my empress A post shared by Stormin Mc (@storminmc) on Feb 3, 2018 at 10:41am PST
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In his last post he wrote that he was "staying strong".
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hospice keeping strong and fighting hard A post shared by Stormin Mc (@storminmc) on Feb 9, 2018 at 7:03am PST
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Musicians and DJs have been celebrating the contribution he made to UK music, as well as his spirit in dealing with cancer.
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RIP to this Grime Legend Stormin. I’ve been seeing him thru his instagram battling with skin cancer. Now this morning I see this,so sad. Life is to short man,My prayers go out to him and his family? A post shared by GIGGS (@officialgiggs) on Feb 19, 2018 at 3:59am PST
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Woke to terrible news today and tearing while I write this...Thanks for encouraging me and showing me love when I was starting out brother Report
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Rapper Joe Grind told Newsbeat: "Stormin was a big part of the genre now known as 'grime' way before it became known as that."I reached out to him as a fan of N.A.S.T.Y Crew to get a track for the first mixtape SN1 was putting together and the guy spoke to me in such a positive tone like we had known each other for years even though he was yet to hear of me or my team. "He will be missed dearly."
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Rest In Peace Stormin MC ?? the true meaning of a warrior.— DJ Target (@DJTarget) February 19, 2018
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Icon. Rest in power Stormin ? pic.twitter.com/eSK7Qx1Pfy— TODDLA T (@TODDLAT) February 19, 2018
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rest in power Stormin... grime legend forreal. ??— aj tracey (@ajtracey) February 19, 2018
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A nurse who says she helped look after Stormin also paid tribute.
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The hardest part of my job is saying goodbye. So honoured to of looked after @storminmc, you really did fight until the very end. So much strength and love, it really was you who was one of a kind. Thoughts and prayers to your family, rest in perfect paradise ???#RIPstormin pic.twitter.com/2YLRjPL01b— Emily Petersen (@Epetersen_BHR) February 19, 2018
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