Atlanta rapper Lil Keed has died.
Early Saturday morning (Could 14), rumors of Lil Keed‘s passing started circulating on social media. Lil Gotit, Keed’s brother, confirmed the information on Instagram round 1:30 a.m. A rep for Lil Keed additionally confirmed to XXL that he has died. The late rapper’s explanation for dying is just not identified presently. Keed was 24 years outdated on the time of his passing.
“Can’t imagine I seened u die immediately bro I did all my cries I do know what u need me to do and that’s go onerous for Mama Daddy Our Brothers Naychur and Whiteboy #ImaHoldthisShitDown,” Gotit wrote in an Instagram publish of a photograph that includes himself and Keed.
In Gotit’s IG Story, he additionally included a notice about his brother’s passing. “@lilkeed Whyyy bra whyyy u depart me bra,” he wrote, including a number of smiling face with tear emojis together with a selfie.
Lil Keed, a 2020 XXL Freshman, got here to prominence in hip-hop as a part of the YSL collective below Younger Thug. After kicking off his rap profession in 2016, Keed’s divergent sound captured followers’ consideration as he paired his melodic aptitude with sing-song flows and falsetto voice all through his rhymes. A consummate instance of rap’s new-age sound. Trapped on Cleveland, Trapped on Cleveland 2, Keed Speak to ’Em, Lengthy Dwell Mexico and Trapped on Cleveland 3 showcased each consistency and funky. “Anonymous,” a 2018 gem from Keed Speak to ’Em, and “Wavy (Remix)” that includes Travis Scott, included on Keed’s Trapped on Cleveland 3 album, are standouts in his discography.
In his XXL Freshman interview two years in the past, Keed, born Raqhid Render, shared the last word imaginative and prescient for his profession. “My objective and my intentions for my future? I wanna be a megastar,” the 300 Leisure artist stated. “I don’t wanna be no famous person. I wanna be a megastar.”
He additionally spoke fondly of YSL chief Thugger. “Younger Thug has influenced me so far as like, tips on how to conduct enterprise and tips on how to be a businessman and tips on how to transfer and be militant-minded and simply care for enterprise,” Keed defined. “I like the way in which he handles enterprise and he an actual father. He care for everyone he have to care for. So, that make you an actual man. I’m an actual man, myself.”
Information of Lil Keed’s dying arrives a number of days after Young Thug, Gunna and other associates of YSL were hit with RICO charges. Young Thug and Gunna stay in jail after their bonds have been denied.
The hip-hop neighborhood is shocked and saddened by Lil Keed’s passing. Trippie Redd, Doe Boy, Lil Gnar and extra share their ideas on the rapper’s dying under.
Doe Boy tweeted, “R.I.P Lil Keed Pray For YSL.”
Trippie Redd, who toured with Keed up to now, shared a number of movies of the late rhymer on IG. “Bro I can’t imagine this I used to be all the time encouraging u to take this rap shit critical I introduced u on tour with me as a result of I had religion in you’ll be able to’t perceive this one actually hurting my soul relaxation simple brother 5Life,” Trippie wrote because the caption to the publish.
“Rip lil keed … wtf can’t imagine I’m seeing dis rn. im sick to my abdomen. my brudda was a very good hearted nigga fr,” Lil Gnar tweeted.
See extra reactions to Lil Keed’s dying under. R.I.P.
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