Derek Boland. Derek B

UK NEWS: 80S HIP HOP STAR DEREK B DIES

I have just been informed that 80s UK rapper Derek B (real name Derek Boland) has died. Derek B was the first UK rapper to achieve pop success and went on to sign with Rush Artist Management. During this period he released several singles and the album Bullet From a Gun in 1988. Boland suffered a heart attack and died in hospital. Rest In Peace Derek. Advertisements