40-Year-Old Atlanta Rapper Shawty Lo Died This Morning In A Car Crash

(via stupiddope.com)

One of Atlanta’s rap legends, Shawty Lo, was killed today (Wednesday 9/21). He was in a car crash on the I-285 southbound ramp to Cascade road at 2:20 a.m. According to authorities, he was ejected from the vehicle and died on the scene.

Around 7:30 this morning, Shawty Lo’s “brother” tweeted from Lo’s account:

“My brother has passed he is no longer here but his spirit, his kind heart, and his music will live on Long live Shawty Lo King of Bankhead.”

Shawty Lo will forever be a part of Atlanta. He left his mark on the culture and on the music scene. Shawty Lo was an Atlanta legend, and he will definitely be remembered. Rest in Paradise.