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‘Rob & Big’ star Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin dead at 45

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‘Rob & Big’ star Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin dead at 45

Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin is dead at age 45.

The star of Rob & Big, the hit show on MTV in which Boykin was the best friend and bodyguard to Rob Dyrdek as they palled around through adventures together, died on Tuesday morning, according to TMZ. Sources said that Boykin had passed due to a heart attack, though no official cause of death has yet been released.

Skater Rob Dyrdek and Christopher “Big Black” Boykin from the show Rob & Big make an appearance on MTV’s Total Request Live on November 2, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Boykin and Dyrdek shot their reality show from 2006 to 2008 before their relationship began to show signs of strain. However, they were eventually able to patch things up and worked together again on Fantasy Factory.

Boykin is survived by his 9-year-old daughter.

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