Rapper Lil Keed dead aged 24 as his brother confirms rising star's sudden passing

Rapper Lil Keed has died at the age of 24, his brother has confirmed.

Real name Raqhid Render, the rising star from Atlanta leaves behind his young daughter Naychur.

The cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

Announcing the news on social media, his brother wrote: “Can’t believe I seened u die today bro I did all my cries I know what u want me to do and that’s go hard for Mama Daddy Our Brothers Naychur and Whiteboy.”

In 2020, his last album trapped on Cleveland 3 saw him collaborate with Kylie Jenner’s boyfriend Travis Scott, Young Thug and Chris Brown, reports the the Mirror.

He briefly worked at Subway and McDonald’s during his teenage years before breaking into the music industry.

The rapper was the youngest of seven children and was signed under Young Thug’s record label, YSL (Young Stoner Life), as well ass 300 Entertainment.

Fans and friends rushed to pay tribute.

Lil Keed had just released a new allbum
Lil Keed had just released a new allbum

One wrote: “Rip lil keed … wtf can’t believe I’m seeing dis rn. im sick to my stomach. my brudda was good hearted.”

Taylor Bennett described Lil Keed wrote on Instagram : “I want us all to pay 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.”

Artist Lil CeeKay, who also sells shoes, hailed Lil Keed “an incredible father” in an emotional post on the platform.

Fans and friends have rushed to express their condolences
Fans and friends have rushed to express their condolences

He said: “Fly high Lil Keed. Glad we got to build a bond these past 2 years, will always appreciate the support you always showed.

“Every time I would sell to you and Lil Gotit you made sure I felt I was at home and made sure I left safely.”

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