MTV star Big Black dies

MTV star Big Black dies


Cape Town - Christopher “Big Black” Boykin best known from the MTV reality show Rob & Big Black has died. 

According to TMZ the 45-year-old died on Tuesday morning, however a cause of death has not been revealed. 

Chris rose to fame as professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek's bodyguard.

The popular show ran for three seasons from 2006-2008 and so the best friends get up to all kinds of antics even attempting to break Guinness World Records.

Rob posted a moving tribute to Chris on social media saying they were truly brothers that lived an unexpected adventure. 




MTV stars Chanel West Coast and Ridiculousness' Steelo Brim also paid tribute.