Following the shooting death of fledgling rapper Bankroll Fresh outside of an Atlanta studio Friday night, T.I. took to Instagram to express his anger at the situation.
“The list of young talented kids who died before they could really get a chance to make it,gettin longer than the ones who actually DO get to MAKE IT,” Tip said in his posting, which you can read below (warning: language).
Fellow Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz, with whom Bankroll Fresh (real name Trentavious White) was affiliated, shared his grief on Twitter.
This shit KEEP HAPPENING!!!! Chinx,Snupe,Doe-B,Dolla,Duncan,Stacks Bundles, Dex Osama…. The list of young talented kids who died before they could really get a chance to make it,gettin longer than the ones who actually DO get to MAKE IT. We come from NOTHING… And can just as easily loose it ALL FOR NOTHING. I looked forward to seeing what u was gon do next. I seen young niggaz kick it a thousand ways & I can tell when the sauce is sincere. U was a real1 who always came from a real place…. More than I can say for most of these sour muuuufuckaz who still here getting the chance u didn't. My family's Prayers to U & Yours lil bro. #RIPBankrollFresh
Others in the Atlanta hip-hop community turned to social media to remember Bankroll Fresh as well.
Bankroll Fresh was known for his 2014 single, “Hot Boy,” as well as his mixtape, “Life of a Hot Boy.” Last month he released a video for the song, “Poppin’ S***.”