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Today in Hip-Hop History: Remembering Pro Era’s Capital Steez

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On Christmas Eve of 2012, Courtney Dewar Jr., who is best known to the Hip Hop world as Capital Steez, took his own life. He was only 19 years old. Visit for more information As the founder of Brooklyn-based rap collective Pro Era when he was still in high school, Steez helped form the […]

Daylyt Pays Homage to Pro Era Rapper Capital Steez With New Ink


West Coast Battle Rapper Daylyt debuted a new tattoo on Instagram Tuesday. Showing some real Los Angeles to New York appreciation, the tattoo which was inked on the rapper’s left forearm, is of Brooklyn lyricist and Pro Era rapper, Capital Steez, who died of an apparent suicide on Christmas Eve in 2012. Daylyt captioned the […]

5 Years Ago Today Hip-Hop Lost Brooklyn Rapper, Capital Steez

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5 years ago today, we lost our very own rap renaissance man. Visit for more information Courtney Jamal Dewar also known as Capital Steez or King Capital was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. and was only 19 years old when he took his own life.  Although his life was cut short in age, […]

Joey Bada$$ Announces Release Date For Capital Steez Album

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Last night (July 7) Joey Bada$$ closed out the third annual STEEZ Day Festival with a huge announcement, telling the crowd that Capital STEEZ’s posthumous album will be dropping this year. Visit for more information Following performances from A$AP Mob, The Underachievers, Ab-Soul, Saba, J.I.D, Jay IDK and Jazz Cartier Joey told the crows: “You know […]

Steez Day 2017 Lineup: A$AP Mob, XXXTentacion, Ab-Soul And More

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The third annual STEEZ Day Festival is upon is. The event-which honors late Pro Era member Capital STEEZ, who tragically took his own life nearly five years ago-is set to go down on July 7, what would have been STEEZ’S birthday. Visit for more information CJ Fly took to twitter to reveal the Kid Super-designed flyer for the event. “Third […]

Steez Day Will Include Performances from Pro Era, ASAP Mob, Danny Brown & More


RIP Steez. Visit for more information In honor of fallen Pro Era member, Capital Steez, Steez Day is an annual music festival celebrating his life. A week or so back, Joey Bada$$ announced that Steez Day would be relocating from Brooklyn to L.A. this year. A line-up was unknown at that time but as tickets […]

Styles P Educates Troy Ave On Twitter Regarding His Suicide Comments

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Diss records are nothing new in the world of Hip Hop, with things sometimes going a bit overboard. Such was the case earlier this week when Troy Ave released a diss record aimed at fellow Brooklyn native Joey Bada$$. In it, he made a reference to Joey’s Pro Era brethren Capital STEEZ, who passed away […]