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Younger Capone, a rapper with connections to Jermaine Dupri, has died after he was reported lacking earlier this summer season. Younger Capone was reported lacking in Chicago again in July however particulars of his loss of life are nonetheless largely unknown.
The information relating to the passing of Younger Capone, actual identify Rodriguez Smith, was delivered by his publicist, Aleesha Carter, on August 16.
From Carter’s IG:
That is with a heavy heavy coronary heart that I’m even posting this. We made magic after we strategically put out initiatives, at all times. Younger Capone aka Dopeboy Ra aka Rara was one in every of my first Hip Hop/ Rap shoppers, and I can’t consider the information I simply bought of his surprising passing! A good friend…a consumer and simply large in East Atlanta. This isn’t the simplest submit in any respect. Relaxation simple, RIP.
As reported by Billboard, Younger Capone signed with Dupri’s So So Def imprint after making strikes on the East Atlanta Hip-Hop scene within the early 2000s. Through the years, the rapper modified his identify to Dopeboy Ra and labored alongside T.I. and the Hustle Gang crew on the 2017 album, We Need Smoke.
Carter additionally shared particulars of a candlelight vigil in honor of Younger Capone to be held this Friday (August 25) in Decatur, Ga.
Dupri additionally posted a picture of his former signee, sharing the observe they carried out collectively “I’m Scorching” with Daz Dillinger within the background.
Younger Capone was 35.