Mr. Magic's panache and persistence in bringing once-reviled rap to the way for the breakout of hip-hop culture, died on Friday in Brooklyn. The Hip Hop community is mourning the loss of rapper Mr. Magic. Mr. Magic, born Awood Johnson, and wife Chastity were killed in a tragic car accident Friday. Awood Johnson (August 16, – March 1, ), better known by his stage name, Magic (or Mr. Magic), was an American hip Jump up ^ Fensterstock, Alison (March 2, ). "New Orleans rapper Awood ' Mr. Magic ' Johnson has died ". Years active : –. Magic first made his appearance on C-Murder's songs "Picture Me" and "Watch Yo Enemies" on book of ra video games album Life or Death. Home Set Your Edition Greater Novolin Orleans. I spent a day with the still spritely Mr Magic in Brooklyn last year, at a music school where the next generation of hungry rappers — many of them students and from underprivileged backgrounds - were at work in the studio. Enter your password Forgot your password? The New Orleans music scene experienced a tragic loss after one of its well-known artists died in a car accident. The first single is titled "Pegasus" and finds Mike WiLL Made-It on the beat.