By Rose LilahAs hip-hop’s birthplace, New York definitely has more than its fair share of rappers and DJs we consider legendary. Today it’s being reported we’ve lost one of them– DJ Big Kap– according to an early morning post from DJ Funk Flex. The details surrounding his death are unclear at this moment. He was 45 years old.DJ Big Kap andFunkmaster Flexhave history together, the two released an album in 1999,The Tunnel, which featured a who’s who of iconic rappers– Biggie, Tupac,Eminem, Jay Z,Dr. Dre,Snoop Dogg, Nas and more. Since news of Kap’s passing hit the web this morning, members of the hip-hop community have been showing love and paying their respects online.