45RPM’s Rapper Lee Hyun Bae has tragically passed away.
45RPM’s Rapper Lee Hyun Bae is also the younger brother of DJ DOC’s Lee Ha Neul.
On April 17, a source told news outlets that Lee Ha Neul has come to Jeju Island to identify his brother’s body. However, the exact cause of his death remains unknown. One Korean news outlet has reported the brother passed away from a heart attack.
Due to this, an autopsy will be performed on Monday in order to find out the exact cause of death. Lee Hyun Bae’s body remains in Jeju, some of his family members wish for his body to be transferred to Seoul, but that hasn’t been decide yet.
Lee Hyun Bae debuted in 2005 as a member of 45RPM and appeared in various variety shows after that. He used to be part of YG Entertainment, but he signed with his brother’s Lee Ha Neul’s agency Buda Sound. He later joined Super Jam Records later on.
Our deepest condolences go out to Lee Hyun Bae’s family and friends.