Trouble, an Atlanta rapper, is said to have died at the age of 34.
After news of the rapper being shot and killed in his automobile surfaced on Sunday morning (June 5), social media flew into a frenzy. The circumstances surrounding the murder are still being examined, but many of his friends and relatives have corroborated the news.
Alexis Skyy, Trouble’s ex-girlfriend, announced the rapper’s death on Twitter. “Rip @TroubleDTE [prayer hands and emotional face emoji] I’m so sorry this happened to you Skoob you didn’t deserve it I’m praying for your kids and family [red heart emoji] I’m praying for your kids and family,” the tweet stated.
Trouble’s close colleague Young Scooter also confirmed Trouble’s death via his Instagram stories. The fellow rapper wrote, “DAM SKOOB REST UP MY BOY [steam from nose emoji].”
Bow Wow, a rapper and actor, wrote on Instagram, “Trouble was my dawg!” He pulled up anyplace I was, regardless of how last minute it was. I can’t believe what I’m hearing… What the hell is going on, man! My heartfelt condolences go out to his family. “Man, Bro had babies!”
Trouble was born Mariel Semonte Orr, who is also known as Skoob. On December 17, 2011, he released his debut mixtape, which featured the song “Bussin.” With appearances on Lupe Fiasco’s, Trae the Truth’s, and YFN Lucci’s “Key to the Streets,” Trouble continued to ascend. The rapper also had a string of hit singles on the streets, including “Bring it Back,” which he co-wrote with Drake and produced by Mike WiLL Made It. He’s also collaborated with Migos, City Girls, 2 Chainz, Jeezy, and City Girls and The Weeknd on other successful songs.
Trouble and Mike WiLL Made-record It’s label Ear Drummer Records struck a joint venture partnership with Interscope Records in 2017.
We send our heartfelt sympathies to Trouble’s family, friends, and fans.