Sunday 2nd March 1997
Derek Michael Armstead (21), better known by his stage name Bloodshed, was an American rapper from Harlem, New York. died in a fatal car accident. He was a member of the short-lived hip hop group Children of the Corn with Big L, Murda Mase, Herb McGruff and his cousin k!lla Kam. Prior to his involvement with Children of the Corn, he and k!lla Kam recorded several tracks as a duo under the name Caged Fury. Armstead was killed in a car crash while driving his BMW, and his death resulted in the break up of Children of the Corn.