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Atlanta rapper Lil Keed has died at 24 : NPR


Rapper Lil Keed in 2019

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Rapper Lil Keed in 2019

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Atlanta rapper Lil Keed died on Saturday in Los Angeles on the age of 24. A publicist for his label 300 Leisure confirmed his loss of life to NPR. No reason for loss of life was given.

“Cannot consider I seened u die right this moment bro I did all my cries,” his brother, the rapper Lil Gotit, posted on his verified Instagram account. “I do know what you need me to do and that is go onerous for Mama Daddy Our Brothers Naychur and Whiteboy.”

Lil Keed, actual title Raqhid Render, was scheduled to carry out Saturday afternoon on the Till Subsequent Time Daze within the Blue Music Competition in Charlotte, N.C., in response to the pageant lineup.

Born March 16, 1998, the rapper was raised in the identical Atlanta neighborhood as Younger Thug, who performed an influential function in Lil Keed’s music as a mentor and founding father of the YSL imprint below 300 Leisure. He and Lil Gotit, his youthful brother, have been making music collectively in 2017 once they began gaining reputation. And in 2018, he signed with YSL Data for his album Trapped on Cleveland 2.

“I am simply doing me. I really like doing this. This what I’ve bought a ardour for,” Lil Keed mentioned of constructing music in a 2020 interview with the outlet Complicated.


2019 was an enormous 12 months for the rapper, who launched a few of his hottest singles in addition to his first studio album, Lengthy Dwell Mexico, which peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard 200.

“My objective and my intentions for my future? I wanna be a megastar,” Lil Keed mentioned in a 2020 interview with the journal XXL for his or her annual “Freshman Class” difficulty. “I do not wanna be no famous person…I wanna attempt to be previous Prince and Michael Jackson and ’em. And I do know I can do it so long as I keep dedicated to what I am doing.”


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