Celebrities mourn the US musician Trouble: The rapper was shot on Sunday. He was only 34 years old.

The US rapper Trouble (1987-2022) from Atlanta has died. His record label Def Jam Records announced this on Instagram, among other things. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, family and fans of Trouble. He was a true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented,” the post reads. “Rest in peace Skoob.” The musician, who was also called Skoob and whose real name was Mariel Semonte Orr, was only 34 years old.

As local television station WSB-TV reported, Trouble was shot dead in Conyers, Georgia, on Sunday morning, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office. The police officers found him lying on the floor in an apartment complex. He had been shot once in the chest. An arrest warrant for murder has already been issued for one suspect.

Trouble released his first mixtape December 17th in 2011. On his first album “Edgewood” (2018), which Mike Will Made It (33) produced, numerous stars could be heard, including Drake (35), Quavo (31) and The Weeknd (32). His second and last album “Thug Luv” was released in 2020.

Grief among rap colleagues

Numerous colleagues mourn the musician. Rapper and music producer Mike Will Made It, with whom Trouble worked closely, remembered him in emotional words. “Trouble’s personality lit up a room and his conversations made one more creative (…). His accent, dialect and charisma were a constant talking point whenever we spoke, usually with lots of laughter,” he wrote in an Instagram Story. In a post he also addressed Trouble directly: “I’m happy to have met you, laughed with you and made history with you.”

Rappers Gucci Mane (42), T.I. (41) and Russ (29) tweeted: “Rest In Peace Trouble.” Comedian and rapper Lil Duval (44) wrote on Twitter that the sad news “hurt” him. Trouble “learned how to be happy and live life”.