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Lil Keed cause of death news — Lil Gotit shares update after YSL rapper and Young Thug protégé passed away aged 24

ATLANTA rapper Lil Keed has died at the age of 24, his brother Lil Gotit confirmed.

After confirming his brother's tragic death, Lil Gotit has chosen to speak out about his final moments with him in a video posted on Instagram by @theneighborhoodtalk, writing, "We rushed to the hospital, I looked in man's eyes like, 'Damn, my brother gone.'"

"I told him I love him, s***... Man, my brother with me, man, I'm good!"

"We got to be strong with this s***, bruh. Man, I took him to the hospital, n***a, I did that! You wouldn't believe that my little brother right now, he in the sky."

Before his untimely death, rapper Raqhid Jevon Render, better known by his stage name Lil Keed, was in a relationship with girlfriend, Quana Bandz.

She is also the mother of Lil Keed's first child, Naychur, who turned three years old on March 15, 2022, and she is reportedly pregnant with the late rapper's second child.

Keed's cause of death has yet to be confirmed.

Read our Lil Keed blog for the latest news and updates...

  • Josie Rhodes Cook

    Members of the alleged YSL gang, continued

    Other alleged members include:

    • Kahlieff Adams aka “Bobby Hunt”
    • Martinez Arnold aka “Duke”
    • Derontae Bebee aka “Bee” or “B”
    • Damone Blalock aka “Bail”
    • Javaris Bradford aka ” Tuda”
    • Justin Cobb aka “Duwap”
    • Cordarius Dorsey aka “Polo” or “Juicy”
    • Miles Farley aka “Slato” or “Lil Miles”
    • Jevon Fleetwood aka “4tray” or “Psycho”
    • Damekion Garlington aka “Dee” or “Sxarfaxe”
    • Quantavious Grier aka “Unfoonk”
    • Marquavius Huey aka “Qua”
    • Deamonte Kendrick aka “Yak Gotti”
    • Wunnie Lee aka “Slimelife Shawty”
    • Demise McMullen aka “Nard”
    • Tenquarius Mender aka “Stunna”
    • Walter Murphy aka “DK”
    • Jayden Myrick aka “SetTrip” or “JayMan”
    • Quamarvious Nichols aka “Qua”
    • Rodalius Ryan aka “Lil Rod”
    • Antonio Sledge aka “Mounk Tounk”
    • Trontavious Stephens aka “Tick” or “Slug”
    • Shannon Stillwell aka “Shannon Jackson” or “SB”
    • Antonio Sumlin aka “Obama”
    • Jimmy Winfrey aka “Roscoe”
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    Who are some alleged YSL gang members?

    On May 9, 2022, Williams was arrested along with 28 others and accused of being the leader of a gang court documents refer to as “Young Slime Life” or YSL for short.

    Other prominent names on the list are Sergio Kitchens, known professionally as Gunna, and aspiring rapper Christian Eppinger, according to Fox5 Atlanta.

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    Lil Keed’s top 10 songs

    Nameless placed 42nd on the Billboard Hip Hop/R&B Songs Airplay in 2018.

    Alongside Nameless, Lil Keed also has success in some of his other songs, including:

    • Anybody
    • Snake
    • Wavy
    • HBS
    • It's Up Freestyle
    • Million Dollar Mansion
    • She Know
    • Ride The Wave
    • Fox 9
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    Lil Keed was due to perform in North Carolina

    According to his Instagram story, Lil Keed had been due to perform in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday.

    The festival is called Daze In Blue and is committed to playing its role in the cycle of love by being the remedy to negative thoughts.

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    Lil Keed featured on an Uzi Vert song

    In 2018, Lil Keed and his younger brother Lil Gotit – real name Semaja Render – featured in fellow rapper Lil Uzi Vert’s song Heavy Meta.

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    Young Thug's manager pays tribute

    Garfield Larmond, Young Thug's manager, also turned to social media to inform that Thug had brought Lil Keed on his first tour.

    "Rest easy Keed," Larmond wrote in part.

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    Lil Keed on his music

    In a 2018 Complex interview, Keed said about his new music: "Back then, I was talking about stuff like typical rappers: shooting, killing because that’s what everybody wanted to hear.

    “I was just talking about the stuff that happened in the streets and stuff around me.

    "Now that I done grew from all that and I done moved myself out of that situation, I’m letting folks know why I was so trapped on Cleveland, as far as me going to the hood every day and all the shootouts.

    "I just had to move myself out of the situation to better myself and my family.”

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    What songs was Lil Keed featured on?

    Some of the songs Lil Keed featured on include:

    • Churches Peppers by Guap Tarantino featuring Lil Keed 2019
    • Pop My S**t (Remix) by Lil Gotit featuring Lil Keed
    • Trap Museum by Young Scooter featuring Lil Keed
    • Wave Flow by Lil Gotit featuring Lil KeedBlue Strips by Shad Da God featuring Lil Keed
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    Who are Lil Keed's parents?

    There isn't any publicly released information on Lil Keed's parents.

    What is known, however, is that his parents separated when he was young.

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    What was Lil Keed's musical style?

    Keed's style was frequently likened to Young Thug's because the two rappers grew up on Cleveland Avenue and Keed was signed to YSL Records, according to XXL Mag.

    Keed's style has been compared to Young Thug's while having his own unique flow, according to Chicago Reader.

    Keed adopted pieces of Young Thug's varied flows as a basis to build off of, according to Pitchfork, particularly the high-pitched delivery.

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    Trippie Redd pays tribute

    Adding a series of videos to an Instagram carousel, Trippie Redd wrote: "Bro I can’t believe this 🥺😢😢😢 I was always encouraging u to take this rap s*** serious I brought u on tour with me because I had faith in you can’t understand this one truly hurting my soul rest easy brother 5Life."

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    Lil Uzi and Lil Keed 'vibing'

    A video has surfaced on Twitter of Lil Uzi and Lil Keed in a recording studio, dancing around to the song they collaborated on.

    The post was captioned: "Just Uzi and Lil Keed vibing."

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    Drake supporting Lil Keed at a performance

    A fan of Lil Keed posted a video of the late rapper being joined on stage by Drake.

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    Dj Scheme pays tribute

    Via Twitter, Dj Scheme wrote: "I’m sick bruh no way… RIP lil Keed 💔"

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    Quana Bandz shares video of daughter Naychur

    The video posted to Lil Keed's girlfriend's Instagram account features daughter Naychur bopping her head to one of her father's singles.

    Quana captioned the video in part: "my baby daddy made this song after our break up im sorry I left you KEED IM SORRY we knew WE was meant to be with each other because we made our way back with each other months later and Deaded df out of our situations Just to be back Together."

  • Jennifer Korn

    Is Lil Keed's girlfriend pregnant?

    According to the final carousel image in her first Instagram post to her account, Quana Bandz is pregnant with her second child from Lil Keed.

    Their first, Naychur, turned three on March 15, 2022.

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    Fans dismayed by how young rapper was

    Many of Lil Keed's fans have taken to Twitter to express how unfortunate it is for Lil Keed to have died so young.

    One user said: "rip lil keed man tired of losing these young rappers"

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    Fans on Lil Keed’s death, continued

    Another fan wrote: "24 isso young bro. wee still figuring out life at that age. i hate death so much. that lil keed news just f****d me up fr."

    Someone else tweeted: "That lil Keed news just killed my whole vibe."

  • Jennifer Korn

    Fans on Lil Keed's death

    Since Lil Keed's death was announced, fan tributes have begun to pile in via Twitter.

    One fan said: "rest up lil keed and prayers out to all your people."

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    Video of Young Thug listening to Lil Keed

    Someone on Twitter shared a video of Young Thug listening to Lil Kee'd music for the first time.

    The video currently has 1.4million views on the platform.

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    Lil Keed's girlfriend on death

    Via Instagram, Lil Keed's girlfriend Quana posted a video and a long caption as a tribute.

    She wrote: "I love you sooooo much baby 🥺 what I’m post to do with out you😤 I can’t breathe right sleep right nothing I don’t even wanna talk to nobody Keed I can’t take this why you leave US bru. What am I supposed to tell Naychur? What am I gone tell our new baby ?"

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    Lil Keed's YouTube channel

    Lil Keed's YouTube channel has around 400,000 followers and has had over 200million views from over 100 video uploads.

    Advertisements on his YouTube channel were anticipated to bring in roughly $300,000 per year.

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    Lil Keed's family

    Lil Keed was the sixth child in a family of seven.

    His younger brother, rapper Lil Gotit, is one of his five brothers and one sister.

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    What was Lil Keed's net worth?

    According to Millyuns, Lil Keed's net worth is estimated to be about one million dollars.

    The rapper made the most of his money through song sales, performances, and tours.

    YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music all have his music.

  • Jennifer Korn

    What was Lil Keed's real name?

    Lil Keed's real name was Raqhid Jevon Render.

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