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Rap Legend Eric B Mourns The Death Of His 28-Year-Old Daughter Erica After Fatal Car Crash

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In very sad news, rap icon Eric B has lost his 28-year-old daughter, Erica Barrier, after a fatal car crash. More inside...

In very sad and tragic news, rap icon Eric B (real name Louis Barrier) is mourning the death of his 28-year-old daughter, Erica Supreme Barrier, days after she was involved in a serious car accident.

 

 
 
 
 
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Everyone please keep #EricB & family in your prayers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! @therealdjericb Hartford, CT: Twenty Eight year old, Erica Supreme Barrier, the daughter of music legend Eric Barrier ( Eric B) is in extremely critical condition this morning after a horrific car crash in Connecticut. This after an 18 wheeler rolled over her vehicle at approximately 1am in Hartford. Investigators are still piecing together the exact cause of the crash. Barrier is suffering from severe neck and spine fractures, among her many life threatening injuries, confirmed Eric B’s long time publicist Alvina Alston. The family is at her bedside and asking for your prayers.

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According to Eric B's publicist Alvina Alston's MoreMedia Instagram account, the daughter of the Hip Hop legend passed away yesterday (March 16th) in Connecticut.

 

She was rushed to the hospital and was listed in critical condition before she passed away. His publicist said an 18-wheeler rolled over her vehicle, which resulted in serious injuries, including severe neck and spine fractures, among her many life threatening injuries. Investigators are still piecing together the exact cause of the crash.

 

 

 

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Hartford, CT It is with profound sadness and disbelief that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Erica Supreme Barrier at 6:18pm EST Monday evening, states Alvina Alston, Eric B’s Publicist. “She fought a valiant fight, however we TRUST GOD & HIS ultimate decision to bring her home. We want to sincerely thank everyone from around the world for the outpouring of support and love during this difficult time. Please continue to keep our family in prayer as we now prepare to lay Erica to rest. This was an unfortunate vehicular accident that claimed her life however, and it’s also crucial that we pray for the other driver involved. Our hearts also go out to him and his family as we hold no ill will in our hearts for those involved. Again, we accept GOD’s will and want to sincerely thank the good samaritans, first responders and impeccable medical staff who cared for our daughter at Hartford Hospital in Hartford CT.” says Eric B.

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The rap pioneer issued a statement addressing his daughter's death, writing:

“She fought a valiant fight, however we TRUST GOD & HIS ultimate decision to bring her home. We want to sincerely thank everyone from around the world for the outpouring of support and love during this difficult time. Please continue to keep our family in prayer as we now prepare to lay Erica to rest. This was an unfortunate vehicular accident that claimed her life however, and it’s also crucial that we pray for the other driver involved. Our hearts also go out to him and his family as we hold no ill will in our hearts for those involved. Again, we accept GOD’s will and want to sincerely thank the good samaritans, first responders and impeccable medical staff who cared for our daughter at Hartford Hospital in Hartford CT.” he said.

Today, Eric B shared a video of his daughter joining him on stage with a heart emoji in the caption:

 

 
 
 
 
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Eric B's rap partner, Rakim, announced his longtime friend's daughter's death on his Facebook page:

 

Deepest of condolences to my brother Eric B. and all of the extended family. This evening, his daughter Erica passed...

Posted by Rakim on Monday, March 16, 2020

 

 

 

Raptress YoYo also sent her condolences: 

 

 

 

Erica shared her last photo on her IG page on March 1st:

 

She was a beautiful young lady and had a positive outlook on life:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We send our condolences and prayers to Eric B and his family during this tragic time.

Photos: Eric B's IG/Erica's IG

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