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Big Scarr’s Early Death Leaves Music Industry Devastated

todayDecember 23, 2022 3887 75 5

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It is with heavy hearts that we report the untimely death of rapper Big Scarr. The artist, whose real name was Alexander Woods, was just 22 years old.

was signed to Gucci Mane‘s record label, 1017 Records, and was also the cousin of fellow rapper Pooh Shiesty. The news of his death was confirmed yesterday when Mane posted a tribute to his artist on social media, saying “This hurt, I'm going to miss you Big Scarr.”

The cause of death is currently unknown, although there have been unconfirmed reports saying that he may have died due to a drug overdose. However, this has not been confirmed at this time.

Big Scarr was a rising star in the rap scene, with a promising career ahead of him. His deluxe album “Big Grim Reaper: The Return, “was a huge success and was even nominated by as one of the best albums of 2022.

One of the standout tracks on the album, “MJ” featuring Quezz Ruthless, was also nominated for “Best Song of the Year 2022” by Dilemaradio. This just goes to show the level of talent and promise that Big Scarr possessed, and the impact he had on the community in such a short amount of time.

The news has sent shockwaves through the hip-hop community, with many artists expressing their condolences on social media.

One of those artists is Key Glock, who took to to express his grief over the loss of his friend and fellow rapper. In a tweet, Glock wrote, “This shit wicked wtf bruh.”

Glock had been a vocal supporter of Big Scarr's music and had planned to bring him on the Glockoma tour in 2023. However, those plans have been postponed due to the sudden passing of Big Scarr.

Big Scarr's family and friends are devastated by this tragic loss, and our thoughts and prayers go out to them. The cause of death is still unknown at this time, and we will update our readers with any new information as it becomes available.

Big Scarr Cause Of Death Confirmed

Scarr's family has stated that he died from an accidental overdose. According to reports, Scarr was at his girlfriend's home in Memphis when he ingested a lethal amount of prescription medication.

The rapper had a history of mental health and addiction struggles, including a car accident in 2016 and a shooting in 2020. He had also been dealing with depression, partially due to the loss of his grandmother. It is known that he took prescription painkillers and these types of drugs can cause addiction or dependence within a few weeks of use.

Authorities in Memphis have stated that they do not suspect foul play in Big Scarr's death, which was confirmed after he was found unresponsive. The exact circumstances surrounding his death, including when and how his body was discovered, have not yet been released.

Memphis rapper NLE Choppa tweeted: “Scarr how you do me like that grape”

In the meantime, we encourage fans to remember Big Scarr and his music and to support his family during this difficult time. The music industry has lost a promising young talent, and Big Scarr will be greatly missed.

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Written by: Silvia Tine

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