Atlanta-based rapper Lil Keed died Friday at the age of 24, according to a tweet
Sunday from his record label Young Stoner Life (YSL).
Lil Keed, whose real name is Rahqid Render, inked a deal with Young Thug’s YSL
records via 300 Entertainment in 2018, according to YSL’s website. His 2019 debut
album, “Long Live Mexico,” peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard 200, according to
“A member of our family is gone,” YSL tweeted. “Lil Keed was one of the most genuine
and heartfelt human beings. He was an artist who loved his fans more than anything
else. We lost a brother, a son, a father, and a friend. Keep him in your prayers and his
legacy alive. Long Live Lil Keed.”
Lil Keed’s brother Lil Gotit posted about his brother’s death on his verified Instagram
“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,” Lil Gotit
wrote in his Instagram caption.
Speaking to the entertainment website “The Neighborhood Talk” on Instagram, Lil
Gotit said he rushed to the hospital to see his brother. “I told him I loved him,” he
Other artists in the industry took to social media to express their condolences.
“Damn RIP Keed,” tweeted musician Travis Barker.
“RIP Lil Keed.. So Talented Gone Too Soon” tweeted music producer Murda Beatz