- Rapper Young Capone has died
- He was only 35
- HERE is what we know
Details are still coming out at this time. The rapper’s publicist, Aleesha Carter, announced his death Tuesday on Instagram, where fans were quick to react. Although the post does not have a cause of death clarified, it's still unclear if the rapper was found before his death.
His fans will remember his legacy
It's never easy to tell the world that someone you care for has died. "This is with a heavy heavy heart that I’m even posting this. We made magic when we strategically put out projects, always," her post began. "Young Capone aka Dopeboy Ra aka Rara was one of my first Hip Hop/ Rap clients, and I can’t believe the news I just got of his unexpected passing. A friend…a client and just huge in East Atlanta. This is not the easiest post at all. Rest easy, RIP,” her statement read.
The news comes just as his star was beginning to rise outside of underground hip-hop. Capone, whose legal name is Rodriguez Smith, was reported missing in Chicago back in July. Initial suspicions included kidnapping and gang violence as the causes for his disappearance. As TMZ reports, the East Atlanta lyricist released the album 'Tha Life of a Youngsta' in 2010, then 'Paper and Politics' a year later. More famously, he was also a part of T.I.’s Hustle Gang hip-hop collective.
He featured on their 2017 album 'We Want Smoke.' Fans can still enjoy his final album, 'SlumMade 2.0,' released in December of last year.