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Fans, entertainers say goodbye to Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykins

Professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek, left, and Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, center, appear on MTV’s Total Request Live with host Damien Fahey on Nov. 2, 2006, in New York. Boykin died Tuesday. He was 45.
Professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek, left, and Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, center, appear on MTV’s Total Request Live with host Damien Fahey on Nov. 2, 2006, in New York. Boykin died Tuesday. He was 45. Associated Press file

Christopher “Big Black” Boykins, an entertainer best known for the reality TV show “Rob and Big” that starred him and skateboarding legend Rob Dyrdek, died Tuesday.

Boykins, 45, is believed to have died of a heart attack, TMZ reported.

Fans and entertainers took to social media to remember the reality TV star:

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