Larry Smith


Age: 63

Summary: record producer who in the early and mid-1980's helped to give hip-hop arena ambitions through his work with the pioneering group Run-DMC, but who had been in poor health since suffering a stroke in 2007 that left him paralyzed and unable to speak.

Cause of Death: Unknown causes

Born: June 11, 1951

Died: December 19, 2014

Flushing, Queens, New York