Quality Control Rapper Lil Marlo Reportedly Fatally Shot In Atlanta
UPDATE: TMZ has confirmed the death of Marlo in Atlanta. Authorities said that it appears he was shot while he was driving. “At this time, investigators believe the victim was the intended target of the gunfire and they are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting,” an official said. Initial reports stated that he was 27 at the time of his death, though the medical examiner and police identified him as 30-years-old. The article has been amended to reflect the report from the medical examiner’s office.
Atlanta rapper Lil Marlo has reportedly passed away at the age of 30. According to XXL, he was shot and killed on a Georgia highway at the early hours of the morning. A video started to circulate Twitter and Instagram this morning the car Marlo was reportedly in left on the side of the highway with a group of people surrounding it.
Though there hasn’t actually been any other information provided, several members of the Quality Control roster paid homage to Marlo. Lil Yachty and JT were among the first to shed light on the news. Yachty revealed that he was just in the studio with Marlo before his death. Other rappers from the hip-hop community at large also shared their condolences such as Russ, Reese LAFLARE, Yella Beezy, K Camp, and Southside also paid their respect.
Marlo has been apart of the Quality Control family since 2017. A close affiliate of Lil Baby, they went on to release their joint project 2 The Hard Way shortly after Marlo signed to QC. He’s released several projects under the label including 1st n 3rd, The Real 1 and 9th Ward God. He also made several appearances on Quality Control: Control The Streets Vol. 1 and 2.