Lil Loaded, the Dallas rapper behind the 2019 viral summer hit “6locc 6a6y,”
has died at the of age 20.The Dallas County medical examiner’s office confirmed
that the young rapper, whose legal name was Dashawn Robertson, had died.
Officials did not reveal the cause of his death.
Ashkan Mehryari, an attorney for the rapper, told USA TODAY the cause of death was
“Sadly, I am able to confirm Mr. Robertson passed away today,” Mehryari wrote in
a statement. The attorney told the Dallas Morning News that his client’s death was
“very tragic,” adding, “He had a very bright and promising music career ahead of him.”
Lil Loaded’s death comes a week after “6locc 6a6y” was certified gold on May 25 by the
Recording Industry Association of America. “6LOCC 6A6Y Certified Gold 🏆🏆 Who
runnin dis (expletive) like me 💙💙 … dopest fanbase on earth,” Lil Loaded wrote on
Instagram at the time.
The music video for the song has amassed nearly 29 million views on YouTube. The
rapper’s follow-up single in October 2019, “Gang Unit,” became an even bigger hit with
over 39 million YouTube views.