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.


By using Yahoo you agree that Yahoo and partners may use Cookies for personalisation and other purposes