Unfortunately, rappers dying at a young age is not a rare occurrence. It’s something that’s been happening since hip-hop was in its infancy.
It’s so sad to see since we are also blessed to live in a time where MCs over 40 are still thriving and putting out mature and entertaining music. It makes me wonder, what if those artists who never made it passed 40 were blessed to live longer? How would they have turned out? What would their music sound like? How would their content change?
With it being nearly 4 years to the day that the young and talented Juice WLRD passed away, we take a look back at some young hip-hop legends who died far too young.