There aren't many details yet, but All Hip Hop reports that Eminem's associate and friend from Detroit, Chaos Kid, has committed suicide.

Eminem and Chaos Kid worked on music together in the late '80s and early '90s in groups Bassmint Productions and Soul Intent. Chaos Kid recently defended Em when controversial demo tapes surfaced and led people to accuse Marshall Mathers of racism.

Hear one of Eminem and Chaos Kid's early recordings below.

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