As news of rapper Lil Marlo’s death spread Sunday (July 12), artists and other music industry personalities reacted with shock on social media. The Quality Control Music artist had been shot and killed the night before while driving on the I-285 in Atlanta.
“At this time, investigators believe the victim was the intended target of the gunfire and they are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting,” the Atlanta Police Department told Billboard.
Fellow rapper and labelmate Lil Yachty remembered the 30-year-old with a photo on Instagram. “We just did a song a 4 this morning,” he captioned the image. “smh rip brother @lilmarlo_1”
“Rip lil marlo prayers to his family!” Meek Mill tweeted.
Artist Kollision shared in an Instagram story: “Lost of words but I knew where we stood and I’ll never forget them Heart to heart convos.”
See how other artists, music industry personalities and more are reacting to the news.
RIP Marlo smh 2 the hard way was our shit on tour
— RUSS (@russdiemon) July 12, 2020
Damn bro not marlo it wasn’t yo time to go brudda damn plz say it ain’t true
— WeGotLondonOnDaTrack (@LondonOnDaTrack) July 12, 2020
RIP Lil Marlo and love to Atlanta. Not the news I wanted to wake up to.
— ItsTheReal (@itsthereal) July 12, 2020
wow…😔 RIP Marlo 🕊 https://t.co/kzfzo0oyZn
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) July 12, 2020
RIP LIL MARLO THAT SHIT IS WACK.
— SICKBOY DOLLA (@HeirDash) July 12, 2020
Dawg ….. mannnnn …. Atlanta is on some Shit right now man
RIP MARLO !! This shit is crazy
— RESTING RICH FACE (@REESElaflare) July 12, 2020
Rest easy marlo damn 💔
— Wu (@CALLME_WOOD) July 12, 2020