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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 demise to NPR. No explanation for demise was given.
“Cannot imagine I seened u die at present 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 exhausting 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 Pageant in Charlotte, N.C., in accordance with the competition 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 beneath 300 Leisure. He and Lil Gotit, his youthful brother, have been making music collectively in 2017 after 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 like doing this. This what I’ve bought a ardour for,” Lil Keed stated of constructing music in a 2020 interview with the outlet Complicated.
2019 was a giant 12 months for the rapper, who launched a few of his hottest singles in addition to his first studio album, Lengthy Reside Mexico, which peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard 200.
“My purpose and my intentions for my future? I wanna be a megastar,” Lil Keed stated in a 2020 interview with the journal XXL for his or her annual “Freshman Class” subject. “I do not wanna be no celebrity…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.”