News broke late Sunday afternoon that well respected and hip hop artist Micheal Larsen, aka Eyedea of Eyedea and Abilities, passed away.¬† Larsen’s mother posted a note on Facebook with the news and has also set up a place to donate to cost of Larsen’s services.

There will surely be fond remembrances throughout the week, Eyedea was an important element of the local music scene.¬† Check him out in the documentary “Exposing Headshots: Hip Hop Below Zero” and this recent interview.