ATLANTA rapper Lil Keed has died at the age of 24, his brother Lil Gotit confirmed.
Before his untimely death, rapper Raqhid Jevon Render, better known by his stage name Lil Keed, was in a relationship with girlfriend, Quana Bandz.
She is also the mother of Lil Keed’s first child, Naychur, who turned three years old on March 15, 2022.
Bandz presently has only one Instagram post available on her page, in which she shows her undying love for her late boyfriend through a compilation of images and videos depicting their shared moments.
The Instagram carousel’s last image shows her holding a positive pregnancy test, which she appears to have shared with Lil Keed, who appeared happy with the news.
She added a lengthy caption to go along with the post, writing that she “can’t breathe” or “sleep right” without Lil Keed and that she doesn’t want to talk to anybody.
“You told me everything I’m sooooo sorry I didn’t fly to LA,” she wrote. “I know I could’ve saved you baby you really showed me all you needed was MY LOVE you gave me that I gave you that. IM SORRY please just tell me this a dream come home.”
Keed’s cause of death has yet to be confirmed.
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Fans on Lil Keed’s death, continued
Another fan wrote: “24 isso young bro. wee still figuring out life at that age. i hate death so much. that lil keed news just f****d me up fr.”
Someone else tweeted: “That lil Keed news just killed my whole vibe.”
Fans on Lil Keed’s death
Since Lil Keed’s death was announced, fan tributes have begun to pile in via Twitter.
One fan said: “rest up lil keed and prayers out to all your people.”
Lil Keed’s girlfriend on death
Via Instagram, Lil Keed’s girlfriend Quana posted a video and a long caption as a tribute.
She wrote: “I love you sooooo much baby 🥺 what I’m post to do with out you😤 I can’t breathe right sleep right nothing I don’t even wanna talk to nobody Keed I can’t take this why you leave US bru. What am I supposed to tell Naychur? What am I gone tell our new baby ?”
A ‘family, a label, a way of life’
He allegedly posted a defense of the YSL — Young Stoner Life — label earlier this week, following the RICO indictment filed in Fulton County against a number of the label’s rappers, including founder Young Thug, alleging ties to the Young Slime Life criminal gang, per AllHipHop.
The YSL label is “not a gang, not a criminal organization, not a mob,” according to Lil Keed’s post, but rather a “family, a label, a way of life.”
Lil Keed’s YouTube channel
Lil Keed’s YouTube channel has around 400,000 followers and has had over 200million views from over 100 video uploads.
Advertisements on his YouTube channel were anticipated to bring in roughly $300,000 per year.
What was Lil Keed’s net worth?
According to Millyuns, Lil Keed’s net worth is estimated to be about one million dollars.
The rapper made the most of his money through song sales, performances, and tours.
YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music all have his music.
Lil Keed’s family
Lil Keed was the sixth child in a family of seven.
His younger brother, rapper Lil Gotit, is one of his five brothers and one sister.
What was Lil Keed’s real name?
Lil Keed’s real name was Raqhid Jevon Render.
Taylor Bennett pays tribute
Rapper Taylor Bennett paid tribute to Lil Keed in an Instagram post, saying: “I want us all to pay respect. It’s hard to give flowers when people are alive and I’m guilty.
“Keed you are the new sound of music surpassing hip hop and all genres.”
What songs did Lil Keed featured on?
He was featured in Future’s song Undefeated and Lil Uzi Vert’s song Heavy Meta in 2018.
Lil Keed’s early life
Before breaking into the music industry, Lil Keed temporarily worked at Subway and McDonald’s during his adolescent years in Atlanta, Georgia.
He began recording music with his younger brother, Semaja Render, and sharing it online.
Who announced Lil Keed’s death?
Lil Keed’s brother, Lil Gotit, announced his death via social media.
He wrote: “Can’t believe I seened u die today bro I did all my cries I know what u want me to do and that’s go hard for Mama Daddy Our Brothers Naychur and Whiteboy’.”
What was Lil Keed’s cause of death?
As of the time of this writing, a cause of death for Lil Keed has not yet been announced.
Who is Lil Keed survived by?
According to The Independent, Lil Keed is survived by his daughter, Naychur.
How old was Lil Keed when he died?
Keed was 24 years old at the time of his death.
Lil Keed’s first two records
Two of Lil Keed’s first records were Trapped on Cleveland 2 and Keed Talk to Em, released in 2018.
Who had Lil Keed worked with?
In addition to rapper Travis Scott, Lil Keed also worked with Chris Brown and Young Thug.
What was his most recent album?
The title of Lil Keed’s most recent album is Trapped on Cleveland 3.
It was released in 2020.
Keed’s early life
Raqhid Render was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and was the fifth of seven children. Render had six brothers and one sister – his younger brother being rapper Lil Gotit.
Render grew up in Forest Park, and later moved to Atlanta on Cleveland Ave.
During his teenage years, Keed worked briefly at Subway and McDonald’s.
After the death of his close friend Rudy, Render started taking rapping seriously in 2016, and Keed would record music almost on a daily basis.
Render first started making music with his younger brother Semaja Render, posting songs online and scoring some regional hits in 2017.
Lil Keed’s top 10 songs
As we mentioned, Nameless placed 42nd on the Billboard Hip Hop/R&B Songs Airplay in 2018.
Alongside Nameless, Lil Keed also has success in some of his other songs, including:
- It’s Up Freestyle
- Million Dollar Mansion
- She Know
- Ride The Wave
- Fox 5
Top 50 on Billboard Hip Hop songs
Lil Keed started in the rap game in 2017, and appeared as a safe bet on the YSL label by developing his series of Trapped in Cleveland tapes, alongside his first real studio album Long Live Mexico in 2019.
By in 2018, he was noticed by posing with brother on the track Heavy Meta by Lil Uzi Vert .
His biggest commercial success will remain Nameless which had placed 42nd on the Billboard Hip Hop/R&B Songs Airplay, and extracted from his project Keed Talk To ‘Em., released in 2018.
More fan tributes
One fan wrote: “R.I.P Lil Keed. I really love that ‘Snake’ song”.
Another tweeted: “R.I.P. Lil Keed, I send my condolences to his family, may his music thrive in the hearts of many”.
And a third put: “Horrible news i’m waking up to man i cant believe this, he had so much potential and only 24.”
Keed’s album releases
Lil Keed and Lil Gotit had previously featured on Lil Uzi Vert’s song Heavy Meta in 2018, the same year he released his first two albums, Trapped on Cleveland 2 and Keed Talk To ‘Em.
His third album, Long Live Mexico, was released in 2019, followed up by Trapped on Cleveland 3 in 2020.
Lil Keed was due to perform in North Carolina today
According to his Instagram story, Lil Keed had been due to perform in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday.
The festival is called Daze In Blue and is committed to playing it’s role in the cycle of love by being the remedy to negative thought.
Keed had the pleasure of working with Travis Scott
The rapper, from Atlanta, whose real name is Raqhid Render, had worked with Travis Scott, Young Thug and Chris Brown on his last album.
It was released in 2020 and called Trapped on Cleveland 3.
Source: The Sun