A FRIEND claims Lil Loaded took his own life after reportedly having “relationship problems” with his girlfriend.
RAPPER Lil Loaded died at the age of 20 on May 31.
A man, thought to be a friend of the rapper, claimed the musician died by suicide, Revolt TV reported.
It comes just months after the musician – real name Dashawn Maurice Robertson – was arrested for the shooting of his friend Khalil Walker in Dallas.
His attorney Ashkan Mehryari said in a statement to XXL: “Sadly, the rumors are true and Mr. Robertson did pass away today.”
Loaded was best known for his songs 6locc 6a6y, Gang Unit, and Link Up.
The news of his death spread quickly on Twitter, with expressing their shock. One user wrote: “What the actual f**k man RIP bruh.”
Another added: “Damn wtf i thought he was in jail for the accidental murder of his bro.”
Read our Lil Loaded live blog below for the latest updates…
WHAT WAS LIL LOADED’S CAUSE OF DEATH?
An official cause of death for Lil Loaded is still not known.
TMZ reported that his mother called the police after she found his body.
LIL LOADED’S MOTHER TOLD COPS HE WAS UPSET ABOUT EX-GIRLFRIEND
The night Lil Loaded died, his mother reportedly told police he had been emotional about his ex-girlfriend.
The rapper’s mom was crying on the front porch after calling the cops when they came to the house, according to TMZ.
A motive and official cause of death are still unknown, but Loaded’s friend claimed that he took his own life after having relationship problems.
LIL LOADED’S MOTHER MAY HAVE FOUND HIS BODY
Lil Loaded’s mom reportedly called the cops after finding his body on Sunday night.
The rapper’s mother was crying on the front porch after calling the cops when they arrived, according to TMZ.
She reportedly found her 20-year-old son in the second-floor hallway.
LIL LOADED WAS EMOTIONAL ABOUT GIRLFRIEND THE NIGHT HE DIED, MOTHER CLAIMS
When officers arrived at the house, the rapper’s mom was crying on the front porch after calling the cops and reportedly told cops that Loaded was emotional on Sunday night about his ex.
She allegedly said he had been crying and upset over how much he loved his ex-girlfriend.
WHO INSPIRED LIL LOADED WITH THEIR MUSIC?
During an interview in 2020, Lil Loaded revealed the artists he listened to growing up and who inspired him.
He told Complex he was a big fan of Chief Keef and Rich Homie Quan, and “Michael Jackson’s a big one”.
“To me, he started the whole rapping and singing at the same time. I feel like he invented that,” Loaded said.
“Lyfe Jennings. That’s who Rod Wave reminds me of,” he added.
“And stuff my mom used to listen to, I liked it. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Snoop Dogg, Tupac. I listened to a lot of the greats growing up.”
NLE CHOPPA PAYS TRIBUTE TO LIL LOADED
Rapper NLE Choppa paid tribute to Lil Loaded, who died aged 20.
He remembered his 6locc 6a6y Remix collaborator with a heartfelt post online.
It read, “You Seen Blocc Baby Go Gold. All That Matter.”
It was accompanied by a photo of the performers together.
WHO IS LIL LOADED’S GIRLFRIEND?
The identity of Lil Loaded’s girlfriend is currently unknown.
The unnamed woman was believed to have been dating the rapper prior to his death.
Lil Loaded passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021.
He started making music in 2018, but only rose to promimemnce a year later after his song 6locc 6a6y went viral and received 28 million views on YouTube.
His follow up hip hop track Gang Unique gained a further 39 million YouTube views, as he went onto to release a number of albums.
ATTORNEY SAID COURT HEARING WASN’T TROUBLING LIL LOADED
Lil Loaded’s attorney Ashkan Mehryari said the hearing he had scheduled in his manslaughter case had not been troubling the rapper.
The rapper was originally charged with murder in the shooting of his friend Khalil Walker, but was indicted in March on the lesser charge of manslaughter.
He was due to appear in court on June 1, just one day after his death.
WHAT WAS LIL LOADED’S REAL NAME?
The rapper’s birth name is actually Dashawn Maurice Robertson.
He was born in San Bernardino on August 1, 2000, but his family eventually moved to Dallas, where he was known as a performer.
The 20-year-old’s cause of death is still unknown.
Ashkan Mehryari, an attorney for Robertson, told the Dallas News, “He had a very bright and promising music career ahead of him.”
FRIEND CLAIMS LIL LOADED HAD ‘RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS’ BEFORE DEATH
Lil Loaded died by suicide after reportedly having “relationship problems” with his girlfriend, a friend of the rapper has claimed, Revolt TV reported.
The artist’s attorney first confirmed that the Dallas musician – real name Dashawn Maurice Robertson – had passed away, aged 20.
LIL LOADED CLAIMED HE WAS ‘INNOCENT’ IN FRIEND’S SHOOTING DEATH
Khalil Walker, 18, was shot dead in Texas on October 25.
Lil Loaded was arrested in November on a murder charge, and was indicted on a lesser charge for manslaughter in connection to the incident in March.
The rapper took to Instagram 15 days after the shooting to discuss the shooting, writing: “I appreciate all y’all support.”
“They try to make u look guilty wen u innocent regardless .. we going to get pass this .”
He also added, “Rip my brother love u 💔.”
CONTINUED: LIL LOADED’S LAST WORDS
The Dallas-based rapper then went on to thank God for all of the people in his life that kept him “grounded and humble through everything,” and said he loves every single one of those people.
“I ask for entrance to your kingdom thru all of my mistakes.
” I know you love all of your children and I’m ready for my heart and soul to join you,” he concluded the note.
LIL LOADED’S LAST WORDS
Rapper Lil Loaded said he was ready for his “heart and soul” to “join” God in a final Instagram post before his tragic death on Monday.
The shocking final Instagram message was written as a message to God, and shared online by rap media outlet Rap House TV.
“Dear most high,” the rapper, whose real name was Dashawn Robertson, wrote.
“Please forgive me for my shortcomings and all the times I’ve fell short of making you proud and being appreciative of the blessings that have been put in my life.”
LIL LOADED’S FIRST HIT CAME OUT IN 2019
Lil Loaded became popular in 2019 following the release of 6locc 6a6y.
The music video has been viewed more than 28million times on YouTube.
He also released an album under the same name in 2019, the first of three.
WHERE ARE LIL LOADED’S PARENTS FROM?
Lil Loaded only shot to fame in 2019, so not much is known about his family or where his parents were from.
We do know he had an older sister, a younger brother, and a younger sister.
However, when he was 15 years old his older brother was killed.
LIL LOADED CAUSE OF DEATH REVEALED AS IT EMERGES RAPPER WAS DUE IN COURT FOR ‘KILLING’ BEST FRIEND DAY AFTER ‘SUICIDE’
Police confirmed that Lil Loaded, real name Dashawn Robertson, was found by a family member with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.
The motive has not yet been confirmed, however, Loaded’s friend claimed that he took his own life after having relationship problems.
Robertson, 20, was due to appear in court on June 1 for a hearing regarding the death of his best friend, 18-year-old Khalil Walker.
The rapper was arrested on suspicion of murder last year after he allegedly shot Walker with a rifle in Texas on October 25.
He was then indicted earlier this year on the lesser charge of manslaughter.
LIL LOADED SONG RELEASED WEEK BEFORE FINAL INSTAGRAM POST
The track was released just one week before Loaded released a final Instagram message where he said he was ready for his “heart and soul” to “join” God.
He wrote: “Dear most high, please forgive me for my shortcomings and all the times I’ve fell short of making you proud and being appreciative of the blessings that have been put in my life (sic).”
The Dallas-based rapper then went on to thank God for all of the people in his life that kept him “grounded and humble through everything.”
He said: “I ask for entrance to your kingdom thru all of my mistakes.
“I know you love all of your children and I’m ready for my heart and soul to join you.”
His death comes just months after he was arrested on a murder charge in the shooting death of his friend, 18-year-old Khalil Walker.
LIL LOADED RELEASED SONG HARD TIMES REVEALING HIS MENTAL HEALTH STRUGGLES JUST ONE WEEK BEFORE HIS DEATH
Lil Loaded released a song called Hard Times, revealing his mental health struggles, just one week before his death.
The artist’s attorney confirmed yesterday that the Dallas musician – real name Dashawn Maurice Robertson – passed away at age 20.
Just one week before his tragic passing, Robertson released a video for his single Hard Times.
“Hard times, gotta know they ain’t forever, we done had hard times, gotta know they ain’t forever,” the rapper sung. “Stay solid, lil N****, you gotta know this s**t get better.”
During the track, he goes on to claim that he is the “most hated in my city” and that “everything ain’t glitter and gold.”
WHY WAS LIL LOADED ARRESTED? (part 2)
Walker’s sister Khija, who was inside the home, ran outside and saw her brother “lying on the street with a gunshot wound to his torso,” with Lil Loaded and Cameron standing over him.
One of them yelled at her to call 9-1-1.
While they were waiting for the ambulance, the affidavit continues, Khija “picked up [Lil Loaded’s] phone and saw a video taken on the phone showing the suspect shoot the complainant”.
After that, Cameron and Lil Loaded took Walker to the hospital in Loaded’s car.
Afterward, Lil Loaded brought Cameron back to the house where the shooting happened and then fled.
Walker was taken to nearby Methodist Charlton Medical Center where he died of his injuries.
At the time, Lil Loaded’s attorney, Ashkan Mehryari, told the paper that his client is innocent, saying: “There’s obviously no malice here.”
WHY WAS LIL LOADED ARRESTED? (part 1)
In November 2020, Lil Loaded, born Deshawn Maurice Robertson, was arrested and charged for the murder of his friend Khalia Walker, 18.
Loaded was indicted in March 2021 on one count of manslaughter over the 18-year-old’s death.
Police allege the young rapper shot Walker in the torso with a rifle outside of a home in The Wood neighborhood of Dallas, Texas, on October 25, 2020.
A police affidavit states both men and a witness, named Cameron Walker, were outside Walker’s house when two shots went off.
LIL LOADED’S LAWYER SAID NO ONE SAW RAPPER’S DEATH
Ashkan Mehryari, an attorney for Robertson, told the Dallas News that his client’s death was “very tragic” and that he didn’t see it coming.
Mehryari said the record label believed in Robertson and had invested heavily in his success.
“He had a very bright and promising music career ahead of him,” he said.
WHAT HAPPENED TO LIL LOADED?
Loaded passed away on Monday, May 31.
His cause of death is unknown.
According to XXL Mag, the rapper had allegedly shared a cryptic message on his Instagram prior to his death asking God for forgiveness.
Loaded’s post read: “Dear most high, please forgive me for my shortcomings and all of the times I’ve fell short of making you proud and being appreciative of the blessings that have been put in my life.”
“I ask for entrance into your kingdom thru all of my mistakes.
“I know you love all your children, and I’m ready for my heart and soul to join you.”
EPIC RECORDS RELEASES STATEMENT ON LIL LOADED’S DEATH
Epic Records, which represented Lil Loaded, released a statement following the rapper’s death.
“Epic Records is deeply saddened and devastated by the untimely death of rising hip-hop star, Dashawn ‘Lil Loaded’ Robertson.”
“Our prayers and thoughts go out to his family, friends, and fans.”
Lil Loaded signed to Epic Records at just 20 and was expected to have a blow out year.
PICTURED: LIL LOADED
Lil Loaded was arrested on a murder charge last year, accused of shooting his pal dead in Texas.
The 20-year-old was indicted in March on a lesser charge of manslaughter.
WHY WAS LIL LOADED IN JAIL?
Loaded was accused of allegedly shooting teenager Khalil Walker with a rifle outside of his home in October 2020.
The teenager had been shot in the torso and was rushed to the Methodist Charlton Medical Centre, but died from his injuries.
Loaded was arrested on a murder charge, but in March 2021 was indicted on a lesser one, manslaughter.
He took to Instagram 15 days after the shooting to discuss the death of Walker, writing: “I appreciate all y’all support.
“They try to make u look guilty wen u innocent regardless .. we going to get pass this.”
He added: “Rip my brother love u.”