UP and upcoming Atlanta rapper Lil Keed has died aged 24.
His brother, artist Lil Gotit, shared the heartbreaking news on social media.
In one post, he wrote: “I can’t believe I saw you die today bro I did all my screams.
Lil Keed, real name Raqhid Render, leaves behind a young daughter, Naychur.
In 2020 he released his last album Trapped on Cleveland 3.
The deluxe version included collaborations with stars like Travis Scott, Young Thug and Chris Brown.
His cause of death is not yet confirmed.
Born on March 16, 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia, Lil Keed worked briefly at Subway and McDonald’s during his teenage years before entering the music industry.
Lil Keed, the sixth of seven children, was signed to Young Thug’s record label YSL (Young Stoner Life) as well as 300 Entertainment.
In 2018, he and his younger brother Lil Gotit – real name Semaja Render – were featured on the song Heavy Meta by rapper Lil Uzi Vert.
That year, Lil Keed also released his first two albums – Trapped on Cleveland 2 and Keed Talk To ‘Em.
Lead single Nameless peaked at #42 on the Billboard Hip Hop/R&B Songs Airplay chart.
The album Long Live Mexico followed in 2019 before releasing Trapped on Cleveland 3 in 2020.
Fellow rapper Taylor Bennett called Lil Keed a “true gentleman” in a tribute.
Taking to Instagram, he wrote: “I want us all to show respect. It’s hard to give flowers when people are alive and I’m guilty.
“Keed you are the new sound of music surpassing hip hop and all genres.”
https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/5337549/lil-keed-dead-atlanta-rapper/ Lil Keed died at the age of 24 as a brother paying emotional tribute to the up-and-coming Atlanta rapper