Rich Gang rapper BTY YoungN was murdered in the Hollygrove section New Orleans last night.
YoungN (Desmone Jerome) was shot multiple times in front a gas station at around 11 PM, and was pronounced dead at the scene. There are no suspects at this time.
The 27 year old had a promising career ahead him, and had recently won a NOLA Music Award for “Breakout Artist the Year.”
The exact details his affiliation with Rich Gang are unclear, but in November he was featured in a viral video in which Birdman took him on a tour his home and showed f his gold toilet. The video led to speculation Baby was grooming BTY to replace Lil Wayne.
A death notice was posted on his Facebook page.
RIP, BTY YoungN.