(AllHipHop News) Dem Franchize Boyz helped rock parties in the mid-2000s with the Top 20 hits “I Think They Like Me” and “Lean wit It, Rock wit It.” Unfortunately, the group and its fans are now mourning one of the Boyz.
According to Jermaine Dupri’s Instagram page, Gerald “Buddie” Tiller lost his life as a result of complications from cancer. JD wrote, “🙏🏾🕊🕊 ‘They call me Doctor Doc I prescribe what a n*gga need’ #ripbuddy may your soul rest easy #demfranchiseboyz. #f*ckcancer.”
Dem Franchize Boyz’s official IG account also confirmed Tiller’s passing. The Atlanta-bred Hip Hop act offered condolences by posting, “🥺🥺 R.I.P Buddie you Will be Missed #demfranchizeboyz.”
Dupri signed Dem Franchize Boyz to His So So Def Recordings label in 2005. Fellow So So Def affiliate Da Brat uploaded photos of Buddie on Instagram following his death.