It’s been reported that producer Static Major (real name Stephen Garrett) died yesterday in Louisville, Kentucky.

At the start of his musical career Static was a member of Swing Mob (Jodeci star Devante’s creation) and formed close ties with former members, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, and Ginuwine.

Static’s most successful work was for Aaliyah, whose single “Try Again” was a worldwide smash. He also worked with R&B group Pretty Ricky, Mary J Blige and recently collaborated with Lil Wayne on the track ‘I Got Mine’.

The cause of death has yet to be determined.

Static @ Myspace

(Thanks for the info Kandis)

27 replies »

  1. i cant believe this could happen just like that he was so nice. R.I.P my nigga say hi to my baby girl for me!

  2. thats just messed up i dint know him at first but i do like his music and i have some people who died but its alright just be strong dont give up.and as for the fans be strong hes in a better place now and i do know how it feels if somebody special dies so fans and family dont give up u and him will meet again when your time is up…

  3. I guess we will never know why the good ones always die so young it’s very sad news my heart go out to his family and friends stay strong and hold on you will get through it……….. God Bless

  4. It’s very sad news when you hear something like this i lots my brother and mother it’s something you can never get over but you have to be strong and find some way to hold on just keep the time you had together in your heart though you he will live on and never be forgot….My heart go out to his family and friends…………….

  5. (June 2008)

    DAMN!!! I cant believe that hes gone!! i just heard lollipop for the first time like a week ago!!!
    I hardly hear Rnb n Hip-Hop cuz im a Rock & Metal freak …but that song BLEW MY MIND!!!!!!!!!


    The music industry has truly lost one of its BIGGEST STARS!!!!!!!!!!!

    My thoughts and prayers go out to his family!!!!!!!!

    Rest In Peace man!!! And give our regards to Aaliyah, Lisa (TLC), 2Pac, Biggie and the Rest of the Gang!!!!

    R I P!! – Mark (One of your biggest fans!!!)

  6. man thats sad i loved him man and lolipop was my favorite song of his well i give me prayers and love to his family and friends love ya static!!!!!!!

  7. the news was sucha shock 2 me.. i still cant believe it. i am really loving “lollipop” and atleast it reminds me evrytime i hear it, that i miss u static! R.I.P…

  8. You will be immensely missed. Now you are one of God’s angels. God Bless and R.I.P. Static Major.

  9. you do not know me and I you also, but I am very pitiful, that such people as you leave before from us.Repose with the world, bro!

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