Lil Keed is a rising star in the Atlanta rap scene who was signed to Young Thug’s YSL Records.
Atlanta fast rising rapper, Lil Keed died on May 13 at the age of 24. The cause of death is not known at this time.
The news was first confirmed online by his younger brother, Lil Gotit, who posted an emotional Instagram tribute in the early hours of Saturday morning.
“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 #ImaHoldthisS—tDown.”
“Whyyy bra whyyy u leave me bra.”
“All gas no brakes no more playin, I got u Keed!”
Lil Keed was signed to Young Thug‘s YSL Records and rose to prominence within the Atlanta rap scene with multiple hits including “Oh My God” and “Nameless.” He is survived by his daughter, Naychur.
Lil Keed’s partner, Quana Bandz, mourned his passing and seemingly shared that she is pregnant with the couple’s second child.
“I love you sooooo much baby. What I’m post to do with out you I can’t breathe right sleep right nothing I don’t even wanna talk to nobody Keed I can’t take this why you leave US bru. What am I supposed to tell Naychur? What am I gone tell our new baby ?”
“You was my boyfriend my best friend my slime my twin my ride or die!” she added
Fans began to take to social media to remember the “Rockstar” artist, shortly after the announcement.
One fan tweeted, “Rip lil keed man Long Live Mexico one of my favorite albums ever.”
“Yes i get depressed when artist i fw pass away. no i never met them in real life but that music be making you feel that connection, I wanna see everyone doing well and succeed so when news like this comes out it breaks my heart. rest up lil keed and prayers out to all your people.”
“Rip lil keed. wish the best for his friends and family.” A third fan added.