Thursday, 5 November 2020

Remembering Tupac, Biggie, Dagrin And Other Rappers That Died At Very Young Ages


These rappers made hits in the music industry and were loved by all. Despite their early deaths, we can’t forget their impact as their music still live in our hearts.

Mac Miller

One of the world’s favorite rapper and songwriter. He was found unresponsive in his studio city home by his personal assistant. Miller struggled with substance abuse and he died from an accidental drug overdose. He died on 7, September 2018 at age 26.

Nipsey Hussle

Born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, he was professionally known as Nipsey Hussle. He was an activist, entrepreneur and one of the biggest American rappers in his time. On March 31, 2019, Hussle was shot in the parking lot of his store, Marathon Clothing, in South Los Angeles. He was 33 years old.


Tupac Shakur was a highly successful American hip hop artist. The 25 years old rapper was fatally shot on September 7, 1996. The drive-by shooting occurred when the car carrying Tupac stopped at a traffic light in Las Vegas. He died from his wounds six days later.


Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known as The Notorious B.I.G, Biggie Smalls, or Biggie. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. He was also shot in a drive-by shooting on his way back from a party. He died on 9, March 1997 at 24 years old.

Da Grin

Olaitan Olaonipekun, known for his masterful Yoruba rap rhythms in Nigeria. He died on April 22, 2010, six days after he was involved in a ghastly accident in Lagos. He was 25 years old.

Juice WRLD

Jarad Higgins died on 8, December 2019 at the age of 21 after having a seizure. He died as a result of oxycodone and codeine toxicity.

Lil Peep 

Gustav Elijah Åhr, also known as Lil Peep. He was found dead by his manager on his tour bus. His death was caused by an overdose from cannabis and pills. He was seen popping and ingesting these substances on his Instagram shortly before his death. The 21-year-old died on 15, November 2017 after posting a picture with the caption, “When I die, you’ll love me.”

Pop Smoke 

An upcoming rapper was shot and killed on Wednesday 19, February 2020. His death appears to be a home invasion robbery. Pop Smoke who posted the address of the home earlier in the day while showing off gift bags he had received earlier in the day.  Later that day the rapper was found dead in his home.

XXX Tentacion 

Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, known XXXTentacion was the favorite to many youngins. He was shot and killed in a robbery outside RIVA Motorsports, an upscale seller of motorcycles and watercraft in Deerfield Beach, Florida on 18, June 2018. He was 20 years old.

Speaker Knockerz 

Young South Carolina rapper who was on the rise in the music world before he was reported missing for two days and found dead in his garage. The cause of his death was reported to be a heart attack. His death was caused by an overdose of codeine syrup, resulting in a heart attack. He was a brilliant songwriter and he died on 4th, March 2014 at 19 years old.

Lil Snupe

Emerging rapper and a recent signee to Meek Mill’s Dream Chasers label. The police report said the 18-year-old was found dead in an apartment in Los Angeles on 20, June 2013. The death happened after a video game argument with his friend.

L’A Capone

Anderson, an up-coming rapper was shot and killed while leaving a South Side recording studio, Chicago on September 26, 2013. He was 17 years old.

The world will continue to remember these rappers for their contribution to Hip-Hop music.

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