Earl Swavey, the rapper, has died. Pitchfork has been informed by the management of Earl Swavey.
His representatives did not provide details about the cause of death but reports indicate that he was shot at an event in his South Los Angeles home.
Swavey began rapping when he was just a teenager. He released his first album in 2013. He came from a family of musicians, including his brother and cousin, and was a protégé of late rapper ASAP Yams.
Rappers like Rick Ross, 50 Cent and TI have also been credited as some of Earl Swavey’s musical inspirations.
In 2021, he released three albums.
Fenix and Vince Staples have expressed their sympathies via social media.
Earl Swavey, 26, was born.