Shawty Lo Passes Away, Hip-Hop Reacts

R.I.P. to the Bankhead legend.

Atlanta legend and trap music trailblazer Shawty Lo has passed away. The "Dey Know" rapper was pronounced dead following a car accident around 2:20 a.m. today, while two other women who were in the vehicle with him at the time of accident were hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries. Shawty Lo was 40 years old. Taking to social media, rappers ranging from Gucci Mane and Future to Metro Boomin and Lil Yachty paid their respects to the D4L artist. You can check out some of the many reactions to Shawty Lo's passing below, and revisit the rapper's body of work here.

Damn!!! I just woke up to some Bullshit News...RIP to a true Westside Atlanta Legend!!!!! You truly represented Bankhead to the fullest!!! My Heart goes out to his family,and his children as well. Even through our toughest times I must admit I was impressed,& kinda proud of how well you rep'd our hood,and how much you cared for it. It was a real relief to have someone else helping to lift Bankhead up & hold it there. Can't say enough about how much you meant to the city. Glad we matured beyond our trivial personal differences in time enough to have a laugh about it as neighbors. For those of us who were around & "in the mix" in the mid-late 90's,we know the "Legend of Lo" started waaaay before Music. We salute U G!!!! Rest easy,You'll truly be missed. #RIPShawtyLo #TrueAtlantaLegend

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Damn it man #RipShawtyLo

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Damn! Lo 🙏🏾#rip

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