Lil Kidd, the rapper on the Young Thug poster, is dead at 24

Lil Kidd, a rapper signed to Young Thug’s Young Stoner Life label, Die Friday in Los Angeles. He was 24 years old.

representative Confirmed the death of the musician to the New York Times on Saturday, hours before Keed (real name: Raqhid Jevon Render) is scheduled to perform at a music festival in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The cause of death was not revealed.

Keed’s brother, fellow rapper Lil Gotit, too Confirmed the tragic news via Instagram.

“I can’t believe I saw you die today, brother,” he wrote. “I’ve done all my screams knowing what you want me to do and it’s hard for Mama Daddy our brothers Naishore and White Boy.”

Shortly after the news broke, fans of the Atlanta-based rapper took to social media to respond and share their condolences.

“WTF is on??? Me and lil bro just registered!! ” books Three dj ball 6 mafia. “We did one for his new album but before he left the studio, he dropped a quick clip and said ‘Thats for u Paul…that’s for you.’ And then they walked out.”

trippy red Share a series of videos Of Keed, he writes, “Brother, I can’t believe this 🥺😢😢😢 I’ve always encouraged you to take this rap seriously, I brought you on tour with me because I believed in you. I can’t understand that this person really hurts my soul, Brother 5Life. “

Lil' Kid performing on stage in 2019
Lots of celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to the late rapper, including Drake and Lil Yachty.
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Meanwhile, Keed’s pregnant girlfriend Quana Bands shared a heartbreaking post on Instagram.

“I love you so much I post without you, I can’t breathe sleep properly and I don’t even want to talk to anyone I can’t stand this,” she explained. “What do I have to say to Nayshore? What did you go tell our new kid? Keed I just told you the other day if you leave me with these two kids I’ve lost my mind, I have lost my mind.”

She continued, “I’m so sorry I didn’t fly to L.A. I know I could have saved you baby you really showed me all you need is the love you gave me I gave you that. IM SORRY PLEASE TELL ME THIS IS A DREAM BACK HOME. You protect us. Why, dad.”

Lil Kid
Rapper “Nameless” is signed to Young Thug’s YSL.
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Kidd talked about the importance of family in August 2020 Interview with Complex. When asked what he wanted fans to know about him at the time, the “Nameless” rapper told the director that he was playing music for his 3-year-old daughter, Naichor.

“I have my daughter on my page every day, all day. I spend all my time with my daughter,” he said at the time. Then, of course, my mom and my family. I hang out with my family. I don’t hang out with everyone.

Keed’s death comes a few days after his mentor’s presence thug youth And fellow rapper jonah They were arrested on gang-related charges in Atlanta.

Lil Kid
“I love you so much baby what I post to do without you,” Keed’s girlfriend Quana Bands wrote via Instagram on Saturday.

were the two His name is in the extensive indictment of the gang With many other rappers of the label. According to the New York Times, the indictment alleged that the YSL was a “street criminal gang responsible for murders, robberies, drug dealing and more.”

Kidd, who has not been arrested or named in the indictment, reportedly wrote on social media amid the news: “YSL is family, YSL is a brand.” “YSL is a lifestyle, YSL is a lifestyle, YSL is not a gang.”

Young Thug’s attorney, Brian Steel, said in a statement to Page Six at the time: “Mr. Williams has never committed any violation of the law. We will fight this case morally, legally and jealously. Mr. Williams will be acquitted.”

Gunna’s representatives did not immediately respond to Page Six’s requests for comment.