Original Bad Brains singer Sidney McCray has passed away

Posted by on September 14, 2020


Sidney “SidMac” McCray, the original singer/co-founder of Bad Brains has passed away on September 9th, 2020. No cause of death has been revealed at this time. Bad Brains shared the news over the weekend, stating:


“R.I.P to the Don, my brother – sail on.”


A GoFundMe was launched as his family left the following message:

“Sidney McCray aka “SidMac” the original lead singer & cofounder of the Punk Rock Band Bad Brains. Passed on September 9, 2020. He is remembered and loved by seven children, family, friends, his former band members and a host of loyal fans. Sidney’s children would like to have a Memorial Service for their father and are gratefully in acceptance of donations. Contributions will solely go towards the Last Honors for SidMac. We Thank You in advance for your Condolences, Love and Prayers.”


Our thoughts and condolences go out towards McCray’s family and friends during this difficult time.


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