Rapper Lil Snupe Gunned Down At Age 18

Rising rapper Lil Snupe was shot dead by unknown assailant on Thursday (June 20) morning in Winnfield, Louisiana.

According to Billboard, police say Lil Snupe, born Addarren Ross, was shot twice and killed at approximately 4:00 a.m. at the Maplewood Apartments in Winnfield.

Police sources say the 18-year-old rapper knew his killer.

“We’re working diligently to investigate this case and track down the suspect,” police said.

Last year Maybach Music Group rapper Meek mill signed Lil Snupe to his own label Dream Chasers Records after listening to his mixtape.

rapper Lil Snupe dead

“He was spittin’ so much pain, he’s from the south with a flow like an east coast guy,” Meek Mill said about the signing.

Lil Snupe and Meek Mill

Lil Snupe’s manager announced the news on Thursday morning via Twitter.

“The call I got this morning is un real RIP 2 my Lil ni–a lilsnupe,” Leem7st tweeted.

Several celebrities tweeted condolence to the rapper’s family yesterday including Trina and DJ Khaled.

Rap artist Lil Snupe shot dead