Early Sunday morning, reports surfaced across social media that Atlanta rapper Lil Marlo has passed away at the young age of 27. At the time of this story, there are no details in the death but claims have circulated that he was gunned down on a Georgia highway.
The hip-hop community immediately shared their shock and sadness following the news of Marlo’s death. Lil Yachty took to Instagram and revealed that he (Yachty) and Lil Marlo had just worked on a song that morning. “We just did a song a 4 this morning smh rip brother…”
Lil Marlo was signed to Quality Control Music in 2017. He released his first hit 2 the Hard Way with his close friend and fellow QC artist Lil Baby. Earlier this year, he dropped the 14-track album, 1st & 3rd.
Marlo leaves behind multiple children. In 2017, he reportedly lost his daughter but details surrounding her death are unknown.