Rapper Lil Marlo has died aged 27 – his buddy Lil Yachty confirmed by way of social media

Rapper Lil Marlo has died aged 27 amid stories he was concerned in a capturing in Atlanta, Georgia.

The star’s demise was confirmed by his buddy and fellow rapper Lil Yachty, who was seen paying tribute to Lil Marlo – actual title Rudolph Johnson – on Instagram.

He shared an image of Marlo and wrote: ‘We simply did a music a four this morning smh rip brother @lilmarlo_1 😔,’ whereas tributes flooded in for his buddy within the feedback of his publish.

Atlanta-based rapper Clay James was additionally seen paying tribute, tweeting: ‘Waking up seeing Lil Marlo handed away made me respect waking up much more.

‘It’s a tragic day in Atlanta. Prayers as much as his household, associates, and QC. Black lives gained’t matter to anybody else in the event that they don’t begin mattering to US first.’

It’s reported Lil Marlo died throughout a capturing, with information of his demise circulating on Twitter.

TMZ stories Lil Marlo was shot and authorities responded to a name a couple of automotive accident in downtown Atlanta within the early hours of Sunday morning.

The publication claims the rapper was pronounced useless on the scene and police are nonetheless making an attempt to determine the occasions main as much as the capturing.

No different particulars surrounding the artist’s demise are but identified.

Metro.co.uk has reached out to Lil Marlo’s rep for remark.

Lil Marlo first burst onto the hip hop scene in Atlanta in 2017 and was signed by file label High quality Management Music, alongside Lil Yachty, Lil Child and Migos.

It’s claimed Lil Marlo – actual title Rudolph Johnson – died in a capturing in downtown Atlanta (Image: WireImage)

The star dropped three solo combine tapes, together with his 2019 launch The Real1, he options on monitor The Load with Lil Child and Gucci Mane and his materials had gained recognition from Diddy who described Lil Marlo as ‘exhausting’.

Talking to Rolling Out in 2018, Lil Marlo confessed that he didn’t count on to grow to be a rapper.

‘All these items simply occurred. I’m going with the circulate although. I like this circulate, however I didn’t know any of this was going to occur. Rising up, I used to be the quiet sort, I don’t actually converse lots,’ he defined.

‘Folks all the time informed me you act like a rapper, and you progress like a rapper, however I by no means took any of it critically. After folks stored telling me, “Bruh you might want to simply go forward and rap,” I began rapping, and it’s simply been on ever since.’

He’s survived by his two youngsters – a daughter and a son. One among Lil Marlo’s final Instagram posts was in honour of his youngsters, as he thanked them for making him a father.

Alongside a video of him and his daughter, Lil Marlo wrote: ‘Thanks For Making Me Y’all Father I Wouldn’t Commerce Y’all For Da World🌎  #kemora #Rihanna #Marlo  #Rudy Da Johnson Household.’

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