New Orleans and the Hip-Hop nation abroad are gathered in mourning and in celebrating the life of Bounce music legend, 5th Ward Weebie. The rapper born Jerome Cosey, passed from a heart attack according to published reports. As reported by local outlet KLFY 10 News, Cosey was an instrumental and pioneering voice in New Orleans’ […]

5th Ward Weebie, who for years entertained music listeners from New Orleans to across the globe with his signature call and response and spreading of bounce music, has died. He was 42 years old. Weebie was hospitalized earlier this week for high blood pressure and a ruptured artery. He underwent surgery to stabilize him but […]