Erica Mena Joins Fat Joe & DJ Khaled In Mourning Death Of First Son's Father

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07: Erica Mena visits BET's 106 & Park at BET Studio on July 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/BET/Getty Images for BET)
Raul Conde founded Terror Squad and, following a long battle with illness, has left a void in many people's hearts.

Raul Conde, a founder of Terror Squad and the father of Erica Mena's first child, has passed away following a long battle with illness. Following the news of his untimely loss, Mena, DJ Khaled, and Fat Joe were among those who paid their respects and tribute to him. While her family grew since then, she still expressed heartbreak for not just herself, but for their 14-year-old son King. As of writing this article, it seems like not much else is known about the circumstances behind Conde's death. Our prayers, condolences, and best wishes go out to all those who were touched by his life and presence.

"My Son officially has a broken heart..." Erica Mena wrote on her Instagram Story on Thursday (November 23) along with a picture of Conde with King. "Life is so short. Please love your people." "Love you my brother @raul.ts," DJ Khaled expressed in an IG post of a picture of them together. "You are very rare you the definition of a true brother friend. U always wanted to see everyone win. RAUL I LOVE YOU BROTHER! GOD BLESS. WE GOING MISS U, @raul.ts the legendary RAUL! Love for ever!"

Raul Conde Mourned By Erica Mena, DJ Khaled & Fat Joe

"My Day 1," Fat Joe chimed in on the social media platform with a picture with Raul and Usher, joining Erica Mena in her grief. "How can a man love another man more than your own biological family. You are 1 of 1 the most loyal EVER. We did it since kids we did everything we dreamed of I love you with every fiber in my body. I thought we'd get old together and look back at the times we had and laugh. No one understood me like you, you we God sent my brother I wish I could get one last talk with you.

"My Condolences to the CONDE FAMILY ty for letting us have RAUL for all these years," he concluded. "I can tell you not a moment in my life I won't love and cherish every minute every second I've had with RAUL. I want everyone to with my brother a safe passage to Heaven cause he loved GOD SO MUCH. WE ARE TERROR SQUAD 4 Life I love you RAUL TILL WE MEET AGAIN." For more news and the latest updates on Erica Mena, DJ Khaled, and Fat Joe, come back to HNHH.
Rest In Peace Raul Conde.

About The Author
Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.