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Baton Rouge rapper Young Ready dead

Photo credit: Rapper Young Ready Facebook
Photo credit: Rapper Young Ready Facebook

Louisiana is mourning one of its own.

Young Ready, a rapper and owner of record label Bow Entertainment, was shot and killed in Bogalusa, Louisiana, on Tuesday afternoon on the north side of town, along with another man, police confirmed to Baton Rouge’s WAFB-TV.

Born Shannen Hudson, Young Ready was 31. “Ready’s music was the voice of the streets of Louisiana and other areas,” Kaleel Cain, Young Ready’s social network promoter, told reporters. “He will be truly missed.” The other victim, Jare Stevenson, was 28.

According to Bogalusa police they have no suspects but are continuing to investigate. Fans paid their respects via Twitter.

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