Rapper Sean Price Of Heltah Skeltah Dead At 43

8/8/2015 12:55 PM PDT

Rapper Sean Price of Heltah Skeltah, Random Axe and Boot Camp Clik passed away Friday night, he was 43.

In a statement to Billboard, Price's rep said, "It is with beyond a heavy heart that Duck Down Music is Sadly confirming Sean Price passed away early this morning in his Brooklyn apartment."

The statement continues, "The cause of death is currently unknown, but it was reported that he died in his sleep."

Several big name rappers including Pusha T and Talib Kweli ... as well as radio/TV host Charlamagne Tha God took to Twitter to express their condolences.