RIP BTY YOUNG’N: Another Louisiana rapper killed within a week



New Orleans police investigate a shooting in the 9200 block of Airline Highway at a Shell gas station in Hollygrove.  Source: Beau Evans,




New Orleans, Louisiana – BTY Young’N was an upcoming New Orleans artist signed to Birdman’s Rich Gang label and Ryda Muzik Records. A tenacious young man with raw talent that had survived Hurricane Katrina and begin shot 5 times (interview video below).

According to WWL-TV, BTY Young’N was killed in his hometown of New Orleans. Social media has begun pouring out expressions of sympathy and condolences.

Sadly,  this is the second killing of a Louisiana rapper within a week. The infamous rapper named Zoe Realla, and an affiliate of 22 Savages, died Friday morning, April 28, 2017,  nearly a week after he was shot multiple times near Wayne Drive and Winbourne Avenue in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


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