Micheal Eyedea | Eyedea dead at 28 | Eyedea
One of the Twin Cities best admired agreeable talents has anesthetized away. Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen, a longtime Rhymesayer, singer, artist and accoutrement in the indie hip-hop arena died aboriginal this morning, aloof a ages shy of his 29th birthday.
Friends of Larsen said his mother, Kathy Averill, begin him this morning.
“It is with abundant affliction and anguish that I acquaint you my son Mikey (Eyedea) has anesthetized away,” she wrote on his claimed Facebook page. “At this time we attentive appeal your account and our aloofness as we action this adverse loss. On account of Mikey’s family, abutting accompany and fans, acknowledge you.”
Part of the Rhymesayers aggregation from its aboriginal canicule and a artistic force to be reckoned with abaft the mic, Eyedea corrective admirable and generally abstruse pictures with his lyrics, absolute the raw, denticulate edges of emotion. He and his DJ, Abilities (a.k.a. Max Keltgen) were champions of their crafts and best accompany back the age of 14.
Eyedea’s mom, with whom he was actual abutting (and who additionally was like a additional mother to Abilities) has set up a canonizing fundraiser via Facebook.