In recent years, young rap artists have found a disturbing number of untimely fatalities. It is clear that the current state of affairs is very concerning; nonetheless, putting a complete end to these distressing occurrences will not be an easy task. Sadly, many prominent rappers pass away at a young age due to various causes, including sickness, suicide, and being murdered. Some of them aren’t even 20 years old yet.
Many young rappers, like other artists, are subjected to a great deal of pressure because of their chosen career paths. When many rappers in the American hip-hop culture are involved in gangs or have ties to gangs, the pressures they face are multiplied, and so is the risk to their lives.
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On June 18, the young rapper XXXTentacion, who was only 20 years old, was killed in Florida while exiting a garage and getting into his car. The singer who has caused much controversy recently released an album that debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album list. XXXTentacion, whose actual name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, is always behaving with his fists and the person he is linked with, even though he is considered “little”. Violence. Cleopatra Bernard & XXXTentacion Family at the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre LA. Cleopatra Bernard & XXXTentacion Family at the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre LA.
2. Lil Peep
Lil Peep, a famous rapper, passed away on November 15 from an accidental overdose of synthetic substances at 21. According to the music director Adam Grandmaison, the young artist was rushed to the hospital shortly after entering an unconscious state. Unfortunately, he was unable to be there. Rapper Lil Peep concert in night club.Portrait of famous rap singer on his last concert in Russia.
3. The Notorious B.I.G
After the tragic event that forever changed the course of world music, the legendary rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (also known as Biggie Smalls) passed away. Many of his followers still gather here to remember him and discuss his music. Diddy has spoken numerous times about him, citing him as one of the most skilled and critical male rappers in the hip-hop scene today. The Notorious B.I.G. has always cast a long shadow over his creative process as a musician, which has never changed. Rapper Notorious B.I.G wax figurine portrait, photo taken in Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New York City.
4. Tupac Shakur
The first name that comes to mind is still that of Tupac Shakur. The passing of Tupac on September 13, 1996, was a watershed moment that marked the beginning of hip-hop’s official expansion and development. And it is safe to say that Tupac will always deserve the title of the most famous rapper in the world.
5. Mac Miller
He was also known as the ex-boyfriend of singer Ariana Grande, who passed away on September 7, 2018. Mac Miller passed away on September 7, 2018. Before the male rapper’s death, many other artists, such as Prince and Matthew Roberts, had also passed away from an overdose of fentanyl (3 Doors Down). Mac Miller kicked off his tour with a hometown performance in Pittsburgh September 18 at Stage AE.
6. Jimmy Wopo
A shooting took place in the Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on June 18, 2018, resulting in the death of the rapper Jimmy Wopo. After being shot while riding in a car, Jimmy Wopo and another individual sustained injuries. Jimmy’s manager confirmed that the male rapper Jimmy had passed away as a result of his injuries.
7. Smoke Dawg
On June 30, the life of Smoke Dawg, a rapper who was 21 years old, was cut tragically short in Toronto. When Drake was on his “Boy Meets World” tour, this rapper used to accompany him on the road. Drake showed Dawg an unbelievable amount of compassion after learning of his tragically early death.
8. PnB Rock
The shooting that took place on September 12 took place at a restaurant in Inglewood, Los Angeles, where the rapper and his girlfriend were eating lunch. His actual name is Rakim Allen. He passed away while being transported to the hospital. According to a source who spoke with TMZ, the person responsible for the theft departed the site of the crime after taking all of the singer’s jewels.
JayDaYoungan, real name Javorius Tykies Scott, was only 24 years old when he passed away on Wednesday after receiving gunshot wounds outside his Louisiana residence. Another person who was shot was Kenyatta Scott Sr., who is related to JayDaYoungan. and was rushed to the hospital, but their condition is currently considered to be stable. According to the Bogalusa police, JayDaYoungan passed away before the stroke of midnight.
On June 5, the American news organization NBC News reported that the rapper Trouble had been slain by a gunshot in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. The Chief of Police in Jedidia Canty stated that the 35-year-old artist had been shot in the chest and had passed away before being transferred to the hospital.
11. J $tash
Rapper J $tash reportedly shot and killed a woman in front of her three children and then took his own life on New Year’s Day, according to Complex. J $tash’s victims included the children. On January 1, 2022, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department (USA) officers received a call about domestic violence. They found the bodies of a woman named Jeanette Gallegos, 27 years old, and Justin Joseph, also known as J $tash, 28 years old.
12. Drakeo the Ruler
According to Rolling Stone, Drakeo the Ruler passed away at 28 after being stabbed in the backstage area of the Once Upon a Time in LA Fest. Drakeo was only 28 years old at the time of his death.
13. Adam Yauch
Rapper Adam Yauch of the legendary American hip hop group passed away early due to cancer. Adam Yauch arriving at the Film Indpendent s 24th Annual Spirit Awards on the beach in Santa Monica, CA on February 21, 2009.
14. Young Dolph
According to the Mirror, the well-known male rapper Young Dolph, whose actual name was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., was killed in a shooting in Memphis, Tennessee, close to a well-known bakery. The local police officially confirmed the death of Young Dolph on November 17. Young Dolph has the crowd on their feet with his hits song at the Radio One BirthDay Bash Atlanta Georgia June 18, 2016 At Phillips Arena.
15. Lil Marlo
The death of rapper Lil Marlo occurred while driving on a roadway near Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. The murder came as a shock to the star’s followers.
16. Tray Savage
Rapper Tray Savage was gunned down in the shoulder and the neck while driving south of Chicago. His death was the result of a targeted shooting. After taking many bullet wounds, his vehicle became involved in a collision with three other vehicles. The male artist was rushed to a hospital in Chicago as soon as possible but did not have the good fortune to live.
17. Fred the Godson
At age 35, Fred the Godson passed away on Thursday (April 23, local time) due to complications arising from COVID-19. A representative for the male rapper verified the details of this information.
18. Pop Smoke
Pop Smoke, a well-known male rapper, was fatally wounded by an intruder who broke into his home and shot him to death. Many people in the industry and fans were shocked and heartbroken to hear of the loss of the 20-year-old celebrity.
19. Juice WRLD
The talented male rapper Juice WRLD, age 21, passed away unexpectedly due to a seizure on the evening of December 8 (in Vietnam, it was the evening of December 8), and admirers worldwide were overcome with grief at the news. Because he is a gifted young musician, this will undoubtedly be a significant blow to the global rap industry. Juice Wrld at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.
20. Nipsey Hussle
On March 31, a shooting took place on West Slauson Avenue in the south of Los Angeles, United States, taking the life of the rapper Nipsey Hussle. At 3:25 p.m., the celebrity, who is 33 years old, was reportedly seen by police officers standing in front of her apparel store. Emani Asghedom, Nipsey Hussle, Ermias Asghedom at the 61st Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles.