Stockton, California rapper Younger Slo-Be has died, the rapper’s mission supervisor at Thizzler on the Roof confirmed to Pitchfork. In keeping with CBS Information, Slo-Be was concerned in a taking pictures in Manteca, California and was discovered useless Friday morning (August 5). “Our complete group mourns him and are shaken to consider the lack of his large potential to this mindless act of violence,” Slo-Be’s mission supervisor advised Pitchfork. Younger Slo-Be was 29 years previous.
“It was an honor to work with Slo-Be the final couple of years and we’re heartbroken to say goodbye,” Thizzler on the Roof wrote in an announcement posted to the corporate’s social media channels. “Our hearts are heavy, and our condolences exit to his household and family members.”
Younger Slo-Be was a outstanding determine within the Stockton rap scene that he shared with acts like EBK Younger Joc, BounceBackMeek, EBK JaayBo, and the EBK Hotboiiz crew. As Pitchfork’s Alphonse Pierre wrote in a current column, “EBK JaayBo and Younger Slo-Be made the California metropolis of Stockton’s rap scene a must-follow.”
Slo-Be’s verses steadily referenced his block on Nightingale Avenue, with a Nightingale avenue signal included on the duvet of his current mission Southeast. His track “I Love You,” which prominently samples Mariah Carey’s “Circles,” turned widespread on TikTok, and has been featured in additional than 19,000 movies on the platform to-date. “I Love You” initially appeared on Slo-Be’s August 2021 album Slo-Be Bryant 3, which additionally included the Drakeo the Ruler collaboration “Unforgivable.”