In Hip Hop History Today “Professor X died” March 17, 2006
Lumumba Carson August 4, 1956 – March 17, 2006, known by his stage names Baba Professor X the Overseer, Professor X, or PXO was born the son of Brooklyn-based activist Sonny Carson. Carson was a founding member of the Hip hop group X Clan and was featured in nearly all songs on the albums To the East, Blackwards 1990 and Xodus 1992, right before the group went on hiatus. He released two solo albums Years of the 9, on the Blackhand Side 1990 and Puss ’n Boots—the Struggle Continues 1993.
Carson died from complications associated with spinal meningitis in 2006. R.I.P Professor X. Listen to “Close The Crackhouse” above.