Less than 24 hours after Maybach Music Group’s Meek Mill asked Twitter followers to have his artist Lil Snupe contact him, the Philadelphia rapper, Diddy and Rick Ross have confirmed the teenager’s tragic passing.
Meek paid homage to the young rapper’s memory and suggested street activity likely contributed to his death.
“R.I.P 2 my lil f*cking n*gga #lilsnupe I tried everything in my power 2 get that kid out of the streets!,” Meek tweeted June 20th.
“The streets killed my Lil n*gga Snupe…I always told him don’t try 2 keep it real wit the streets…. Bcuz they won’t keep it real wit you”
“Some people go 2 college…Some people go 2 jail…Some make it into heaven some make it into hell…nobody wanna lose nobody wanna fail…” (Meek Mill’s Twitter)
Meek’s MMG boss Rick Ross shared the rapper’s pain and paid his respects.
“RIP Lil Snupe #Neverforgotten,” Ross tweeted June 20th.
“Today we all suffered a great loss far too soon #lilsnupe great spirit,great talent #NeverForgotten Rest in Paradise.”
“NEVER take anything for granted.. @MeekMill: Sh*t crazy! http://instagram.com/p/azFToqCkGL/” (Rick Ross’ Twitter)
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy also offered some words following the tragic news.
“RIP @LilSnupe..prayers to his family..Some of the saddest news you ever hear…rise up and be leaders for the future. Lives depend on it..” (Diddy’s Twitter)
The latest reports claim Snupe suffered two bullet wounds to his chest.
Police in north Louisiana are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old rapper known as Lil Snupe. The Winnfield Police Department says the entertainer, whose real name was Addarren Ross, died Thursday morning after he was shot twice in the chest at an apartment building in the city. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Ross, who lived in Jonesboro, La., recently signed a recording deal with Meek Mill’s Dream Chasers label. Police say they are searching for an unidentified “person of interest” but have not established a motive for the shooting. (ABC News Go)