Crazy Lu Biography – Crazy Lu Wiki
Crazy Lu born Luther Yakanawa Cohen was a South African rapper and hip-hop star from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. He was a former Jozi and YoTV member ‘Crazy Lu’ . News of his sudden demise was broken by his family to TshisaLIVE on Friday night. He died on November 8, 2019, in Cambodia where he had been residing for three years.
His genre of music was hip-hop and his style mainly involved crunk, thug rap, and gangsta. He was once accused of stealing from his former bandmate Da Les’s car also known as Leslie Mampe while performing at the Metro FM Heat Wave in Durban and left crucial evidence behind.
The apparent cause of his death was an asthma attack, a disease he had battled with his whole life ever since he was a child as said by his brother Marvin Cohen.
Crazy Lu Family
He was the son of his mother called Helen and he also had a brother called Marvin Cohen.
Crazy Lu Songs
Some of the songs in his album included; The Gods Must Be Crazy, Right Hand, I was Raised, Show No Mercy and They See Me in the Video among others.
Crazy Lu Death
The news of his death was confirmed by his family to TshisaLIVE on Friday night. He died at 3 am on the morning of Friday, November 8, 2019, from an apparent asthma attack. He’s been an asthmatic his whole life. A year ago he fell into a coma from a bad attack,” His brother, Marvin Cohen, who was a former producer on SABC 1 entertainment show Live Amp, said they were informed of his death at around 3 am on Friday morning.
“All we know is that he died at 3 am this morning [Friday] from an apparent asthma attack. He’s been an asthmatic his whole life. A year ago he fell into a coma from a bad attack,” said Marvin.
He added that the family would be traveling to Cambodia on Sunday. He had been living in East Asia country for the past three years.
Crazy Lu Cause of Death
His cause of death was from an apparent asthma attack. He had been asthmatic his whole life.
Crazy Lu Tribute Messages
Former Jozi member Da L.E.S and other members of the hip-hop community flooded social media with tributes to him.
Da L.E.S said, “Rest in peace brother. Very big condolence goes out to the Cohen family. Terribly sorry we couldn’t connect when you were alive. Life’s short.”
REST IN PEACE BROTHER. Very big condolence goes out to the COHEN family. Terribly sorry we couldn’t connect when you were alive. Life’s short 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/1c4b74KESb
— Da L.E.S (@2freshLES) November 8, 2019
“Our condolences go out to the family, friends, and supporters of Luther “Crazy Lu” Cohen. Thank you for your influence in the SA hip-hop scene. @TheMarvinCohen your #LiveAMP is here for you,” the show said on its official Twitter account.
Our condolences go out to the family, friends and supporters of Luther “Crazy Lu” Cohen. Thank you for your influence in the SA hip-hop scene. @TheMarvinCohen your #LiveAMP is here for you🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/36VEOQ8cXV
— Live Amp (@liveamp) November 8, 2019
Funny how all wanna know what happend to him since hes no more but they never asked where he was while still alive…👉🏽SHOW LOVE TO THEM ALL WHILE THEY STILL ALIVE….#RIP CRAZY LU
— JEFFREY T BEATS🇿🇦 (@MabokwaneT) November 8, 2019