Trouble Dead At 34
Trouble, a Canadian rapper from Atlanta is dead of an apparent gunshot wound. A suspect has been named and a warrant issued for his arrest.
Trouble Dead, Mourned By The Hip Hop Community
Rapper Trouble is dead.
The rapper whose real name is Mariel Semonte Orr was killed on Sunday morning in Atlanta.
According to reports, the 34-year-old Canadian rapper (aka Skoob) was shot to death.
He was found by sheriff’s deputies around 3:20 a.m. on St. James Drive.
And he was discovered lying on the ground at the Lake Saint James Apartment Complex in Rockdale County.
After being immediately transported to the hospital for medical attention, he succumbed to his injuries.
Apparently, his death was caused by a gunshot wound.
Def Jam Recordings confirmed the news on social media, saying –
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble. A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Skoob🙏🏾”
Though no suspect is currently in custody, police say they have a suspect and have issued a warrant for his arrest.
Photo Of Suspect Identified
A photo of the suspect, identified as 33-year-old Jamichael Jones of Atlanta, was released by authorities.
Several artists in the hip hop community are expressing their condolences, such as T.I., Gucci Mane, and others.
Rapper and songwriter Meek Mill woke up to the news of Trouble’s death and wrote this –
And I woke up to rip trouble…. Everybody texting be careful! Smh rip fam!!!! https://t.co/P9Kebuct9p
— MeekMill (@MeekMill) June 5, 2022
Orr was rapping since the age of 14, and his debut mixtape December 17th was released in 2011.
One of his songs on the mixtape was “Bussin”, which features Yo Gotti, Wacka Flocka Flame, and Trae Tha Truth on the remix.
In 2016, Trouble appeared on rapper YFN Lucci’s single “Key to the Streets” which peaked at number 70 on the Billboard Hot 100
Trouble signed a record deal with Ear Ear Drummer Records and Interscope Records in 2017.
So far, no details of what led up to the shooting that took his life is publicly released.
However, anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office at 770-278-8188 or 770-843-7647.
RIP Mariel Orr.
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