Bankroll Fresh was shot dead outside Atlanta’s Street Execs Studio in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The 28-year-old rapper, born Trentavious White, was pronounced dead in hospital. According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, police collected more than 50 shell casings inside and outside the studio. No arrests have been made and a motive for the killing is unknown.
White, who was signed to rapper 2 Chainz’s Street Execs record label, emerged from Atlanta’s Zone 3 in the late 2000s and went on to work with Gucci Mane, Future, Mike Will Made It, and Metro Boomin. He was one of our 10 rappers to watch in 2015.
Tributes to the young rapper have been pouring in from associates and fans.
Man I’m a fan of Bru and always will be , I’m in shock at the moment !! Senseless deaths we just got to stop it , I’m speaking up now 🙏🏿
— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) March 5, 2016
rip Fresh, feel like I lost a brother, fr…
— Mike Will Made-It (@MikeWiLLMadeIt) March 5, 2016
RIP BANKROLL FRESH
— EARL (@earlxsweat) March 5, 2016
damn hearing bankroll fresh died… he rocked FG day off in ATL then drove up to NYC the next day just to play again, such a positive dude
— N*I*C*K (@catchdini) March 5, 2016