Tragedy struck the hip-hop community this weekend after Lil Keed was pronounced dead at age 24. Fans and peers paid tribute to the YSL artist, including Trippie Redd and Duke Deuce. While his cause of death remains unclear at this point, we have more details on the circumstances surrounding his death.


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sources close to TMZ revealed that the rapper was apparently suffering from severe stomach pain in the days leading up to his death. He ended up going to a hospital in Los Angeles to have him checked out by a doctor. The pain worsened after he was admitted to hospital and, it seems, his kidneys and liver began to fail.

The rapper was recently sober after battling substance abuse issues. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said it will perform an autopsy on Keed this week.

Lil Gotit was among the first to publicly confirm Keed’s death in a heartbreaking message shared on his Instagram page. “I can’t believe I saw you die today bro, I cried, I know what you want me to do and it’s hard on mum dad, our brothers Naychur and Whiteboy” , he wrote.

Gotit then offered an update from Thug, who was denied bail in the YSL RICO case. “I spoke to @thuggerthugger1 yesterday, you fucked him up with this one, but we know you protect him during these times and make sure he’s okay. We Da Proud Family can’t nothing stopping us,” he added.

RIP Lil Keed.

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