Jordan Groggs, the rapper of Phoenix hip-hop trio Injury Reserve, has died at the age of 32.
While no cause of death has yet been revealed, Injury Reserve confirmed the news on social media when they tweeted: “REST IN POWER Jordan Alexander Groggs a loving father, life partner and friend.”
After news Groggs’ death, the band set up a GoFundMe page in order to raise money for his family. “Jordan Alexander Groggs a loving father, life partner, and friend,” they wrote.
Adding: “Groggs’s heart has touched everyone he has came across. He will live on through his family, supporters, and the communities he was apart of.” With a target of $75,000, the fundraiser has already collected over $50,000 at the time of writing.
Groggs, who has also created music under the moniker name Stepa J, first started collaborating with Injury Reserve member Nathaniel Ritchie in 2012 after working at a Vans store that Ritchie’s mother was managing. From there, the duo continued to prolifically create music after adding producer Parker Corey. to form the trio.
Jordan Alexander Groggs is survived by Anna and their four children Joey, Jayden, Toph, and Ari.