Rapper Ketchy The Great – real name Jameon Davis – has died, it has been confirmed.
News of the rapper’s death emerged on Tuesday morning and he was said to have been involved in a car accident.
Ketchy’s management reportedly confirmed his death to Pitchfork.
Paying tribute to the Los Angeles-based rapper, Biz Markie tweeted: ‘RIP Ketchy the Great.
‘One of the brightest LA talents of the last five years: a ball of 1000 watt voltage with a razor blade growl, who never failed to steal a track — whose promise was first undercut by the DA plot to persecute the Stinc Team, & now this. An unspeakable loss.’
His close friend Drakeo wanted to dispel rumours about how Ketchy died and said during an Instagram live: ‘Don’t make it seem like…c’mon, bro. You know how these n***** gon’ get.
‘It’s on the news. It’s on the s**t. N***a got hit by a car… You know they finna start, though.’
Drakeo later reposted Ketchy’s last Instagram post, with the caption: ‘Long live Ketchy The Great ima turn up for you for you all year!!’
Beautiful Girls singer Sean Kingston also commented under Ketchy’s final Instagram photo: ‘Damn g please tell me this s**t fake news smh ??♂️?? R.i.p.’
Ricky P, another friend of the rapper, said: ‘RIP Ketchy, damn I ain’t know last night was the last.’
This is a developing story.Credit: Original article published here.