Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo has died, family members have confirmed. Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker, known for the hit “Dey Know,” and a member of D4L, was involved in a car crash early this morning.
My brother has passed he is no longer here but his spirit, his kind heart , and his music will live on Long live Shawty Lo King of Bankhead
— SHAWTY LO (@THATSSHAWTYLO) September 21, 2016
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports:
According to police, a white Audi went over a guardrail, hit two trees and burst into flames. The driver, described as a man about 40 years old, was ejected from the Audi and pronounced dead on the scene, Smith said. Two women, also in the car, were injured and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
Walker, who was 40, leaves behind 11 children.