Rapper JayDaYoungan was shot and killed on July 27 in his hometown of Bogalusa, Louisiana. Learn tributes to the younger artist beneath.

In Memoriam: Fallen Stars of 2022

The hip hop trade is mourning the loss of a rising star.

Louisiana rapper JayDaYoungan, whose actual identify is Javorius Scott, was fatally shot on July 27 in his hometown of Bogalusa, in keeping with the Bogalusa Police Division. He was 24 years outdated.

Officers responded to the stories of a capturing and located two victims. One of many victims was critically injured and nonetheless on the scene, whereas the opposite had already been transported to a close-by hospital, per a press release from the Bogalusa police, which was shared on Facebook.

The division later confirmed the id of the shooting victims as JayDaYoungan and his "shut member of the family" Kenyatta Scott Sr. Authorities additionally stated that the rapper had died from his injuries, whereas his relative was "transported to a different facility" and "is in secure situation."

In response to police, a separate capturing passed off hours after JayDaYoungan was shot, nevertheless, nobody was injured. Authorities consider each incidents are "presumably associated" and stated they've "exterior businesses helping" with each crime scenes.

"Detectives are at present conducting interviews and dealing leads," Bogalusa police stated on Fb. "Additional data will observe because it turns into obtainable."

E! Information has reached out to the Bogalusa Police Division however has not heard again but.

JayDaYoungan was a rising star within the hip hop sport. His 2019 album Misunderstood hit No. 43 on the Billboard 200 chart, whereas his 2020 mission, Child23, reached No. 46.

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After information of JayDaYoungan's demise hit social media, a number of members of the hip hop group mourned his passing.

Rapper $NOT tweeted, "Rattling not JayDaYoungan bro," adopted by, "Life ain't truthful," whereas Jackboy shared a throwback image of himself with the late rapper on Instagram, writing, "Lengthy Reside 23."

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