ATLANTA rapper Trouble, who has worked with artists including Drake and the Weeknd, has been shot dead aged 34, police have confirmed.
The Def Jam-signed artist was shot and killed early Sunday morning at an apartment complex east of Atlanta as police officers searched for suspect Jamichael Jones, the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office told WSB-TV.
Although no arrests have been made, investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Jamichael Jones. He is currently being charged with murder.
Anyone with information that could lead officers to Jones can contact investigators at 770-278-8188.
The music star, whose name is Mariel Semonte Orr, had worked with a variety of rap stars during his career.
The rapper launched his career by contributing to Young Thug’s 2015 hit “Thief in the Night.”
His 2018 debut studio album Edgewood features a collaboration with Drake and was produced by hip-hop star Mike WiLL Made-It.
His record label Def Jam wrote on Instagram: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, families and fans of Trouble.
“A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represents. RIP Scoob”
Star producer Mike WiLL Made-It shared a series of emotional pictures on his Instagram story, in which he wrote “Rest easy skoob”.
Social media users commented below his latest Instagram post as rumors of his death circulated.
K Deuce posted: “Wake up to the news. Rest Easy Trouble.”
Poni Capri said, “Please tell me it’s not true.”
The hip-hop artist later uploaded the caption “RIP Trouble” to her Instagram Stories.
Meanwhile, DJ Kutt Throat said the news couldn’t be real.
And basketball player Tiffany Hayes said: “He really was the coolest. Fly high Skoob.”
The rapper shared a promotional poster for the It’s a Legendary Summer party, which was held on June 4 in Decatur, Georgia.
And in his Instagram stories there are several clips from a party.
Trouble, who started rapping when he was 14, released his debut mixtape called December 17.th in April 2011.
It came 23approx in Complex magazine’s The 25 Best Mixtapes of 2011.
He also worked with rappers Lupe Fiasco and YFN Lucci throughout his career.
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https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/5493949/rapper-trouble-dead-at-35-atlanta-star/ The Atlanta star was shot and killed at 3am after leaving the party as police searched for suspect Jamichael Jones