Birth name

Derek Michael Armstead


31 July 1975


Harlem, New York City, United States


2 March 1997 (age 21)
Harlem, New York, United


Hip hop



Years active

early 1990s-1997

Associated acts

Children of the Corn, Big L, Killa Kam, Murda Mase, McGruff

Derek Michael Armstead (31 July 1975 - 2 March 1997), better known by his stage name Bloodshed, was an American rapper from Harlem, New York. He was a member of the short-lived hip hop group Children of the Corn with Big L, Murda Mase, Herb McGruff and his cousin Killa Kam. Prior to his involvement with Children of the Corn, he and Killa Kam recorded several tracks as a duo under the name Caged Fury. On the 2nd of March 1997, Armstead was killed in a car crash while driving his BMW, and his death resulted in the break up of Children of the Corn.


With Children of the CornEdit

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