Atlanta Rapper Rudolph “Lil Marlo” Johnson, born and raised in Bowen Home projects on the Westside area of Atlanta, found dead. According to reports from sources Lil Marlo was reportedly shot & killed earlier today. He was 27 years old.
The sad news of Lil Marlo’s death was revealed on the social media:
Just IN: Atlanta Rapper Rudolph “Lil Marlo” Johnson, born and raised in Bowen Home projects on the Westside area of Atlanta, found dead.🕊🙏🏽 I heart goes out to his family & loved ones. pic.twitter.com/3FOIWnhL9e
— Durtty Daily 🤬🗓 (@DurttyDaily) July 12, 2020
Lil was one of the most active affiliates of the Quality Control label, Marlo, aka Lil Marlo, emerged from Atlanta in 2017 with output beside close friend and labelmate Lil Baby. He has since issued three solo mixtapes, including The Real1 (2019), and has appeared on both of QC’s Control the Streets compilations.
born Rudolph Johnson, didn’t consider getting involved with music until multiple acquaintances remarked that he should become a rapper. Fueled by his experiences on the streets, he was a quick study.
He took part in a slew of Quality Control releases issued during the latter half of 2017. These included Lil Baby’s Harder Than Hard track “Ride or Die,” the full-length Lil Baby collaboration 2 the Hard Way, and a solo mixtape entitled The Wire.
Additionally, he had two slots on the number five Billboard 200 entry Control the Streets, Vol. 1, featured with Lil Baby and Gucci Mane on “The Load” and showcased alone on “Live Like Dis,” the finale. Within six months of 2018, Marlo was behind two more solo tapes, 9th Ward God and The Real1. The next year, he branched out with a verse on Yella Beezy’s “Big Shit” and connected with City Girls and Offset for “Soakin Wet,” a preview of Control the Streets, Vol. 2.
Tributes Floods Twitter..
— Lil Baby Fan Page 🐐 (@LilBabyRaps) July 12, 2020
This year took precious people from us , it is wrecking our heart , I can’t wait until January 2021. It took :
And now Lil Marlo.
Life too damn short man 💔💔
— Middle Child 🇷🇼🇨🇦 (@iamdedit) July 12, 2020
Another one??? I don’t know who they are, but for real — fucc 2020!!!
RIP lil Marlo man… https://t.co/jLOlT3Tw6f
— Vladiplier (@Vladiplier1) July 12, 2020
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New interview online now Caught up w/ @lilmarlo_1 on #TheNewGenerationTour opening night 🔥▶️💯 We talked new music and how fame effects friendships and loyalty. Thanks for the invite @qualitycontrolmusic @capitolrecords #linkinmybio #lilmarlo #hiphopweekly (🎥behind the scenes @killacass007 )
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