Troublemaker rapper killed in home invasion at ‘friend’s’ home Atlanta-area sheriff’s officers said the hip-hop star was visiting a woman when a man in a “domestic situation” broke into her house and opened fire.
The braver side of life in his hometown of Atlanta was killed in a shooting early Sunday, authorities said. I was 34 years old. Trouble, whose real name was Mariel Semonte Orr, died at 3:20 a.m.
Home invasion at the Lake St. James Apartments in Conyers, about 25 miles east of Atlanta, Rockdale County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Jedidia Canty said at a news conference Sunday.
On the charges of murder, burglary and aggravated assault, Canty said. In a post on Instagram Sunday, Def Jam, one of the rapper’s record labels, offered their condolences to Trouble’s family.
The community he proudly represents,” the post said.Jones, the suspect, was involved in a “domestic situation” with the woman who was visiting Trouble, and he and Trouble did not know each other, Canty said.
Jones apparently broke into the woman’s home and opened fire, hitting Trouble once in the chest, Canty said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman, who has not been identified, was not described as injured.
As fans took to social media to mourn and express their anger at Trouble’s death, Canty said, “I know there are a lot of people who are really upset right now.
Canty said officers were investigating all known locations of the suspect in a bid to apprehend him. “Rip @TroubleDTE,” he wrote.
“I’m so sorry this happened to you, Skoob. I pray for his children and his family.
Music streaming service Tidal marked the somber day by writing on Instagram: “Rest in peace trouble. Trouble was known for songs like “Bring It Back”, “Ain’t My Fault” and “Come Thru” among others.
In 2011 he released his first mixtape “December 17th“. Complex quickly recognized it as one of the best of the year.
He was named after the date Trouble was released from prison.Complex described Trouble’s music as showing the dark side of Atlanta while having “considerable musicianship” and “serious pop sensibilities”.
“Thug Luv” has been released on Universal Music Group record labels including Def Jam and Ear Drummer/ Interscope. Los Angeles hip-hop journalist Jeff Weiss tweeted that Trouble was “raped like a 7-foot Terminator
, an invincible force of nature but with an emotional twist.” Stripes, funny videos and snappy cadences struck a perfect balance. The real thing is rare.