The bizarre rapper and singer baby huey has been found dead in his Brisbane home.
He had reportedly been suffering from a severe case of bronchitis, and died after suffering a heart attack, reports ABC Brisbane.
The cause of death has not been revealed, and a postmortem examination is scheduled to take place on Thursday.
Huey, 32, was known for his raps and his bizarre antics, including being a regular on the internet chat room ‘the_donald’.
HollywoodLife.com.au has contacted the rapper’s family for comment.
Read more: Huffington Post Australia’s sister site, The Quietus, has identified the rapper as ‘Brett Huppert’ (pronounced HUPH-zee).
He is survived by his mother, mother of his two children and his partner of four years.
Born in a small rural town in Victoria’s Northern Territory in 1974, he first gained attention in 2008 with a song called ‘Papa Huey’, a song that has since gone platinum.
In 2015, the song hit number one on the Australian Billboard charts, selling nearly 4 million copies.
It was the first Australian hip hop hit to hit the top 10 in a decade.
“The only thing that’s keeping me alive is that my kids are my greatest fans and I have to keep my kids happy,” Huppet told reporters at the time.
During his first year of recording, Huppeth made it to the number one spot on the Billboard charts.
As his career took off, Haddeth continued to release his music, including his new album ‘Bust The Hustle’ which peaked at number seven on the US Billboard charts last year.
After the success of the album, Huddles career took a big turn, with his debut single ‘The Pussy’ winning him the Grammy award for Best Rap Song of the year.