Atlanta musicians react to the untimely death of rapper Cutty Cartel

Photo: screenshot via LaFace Records

Cutty Cartel has died. The rapper/singer made a name for himself as a member of the rap trio Jim Crow which released two albums and featured group members Polow Da Don and Mr. Mo. The group released the albums Crow’s Next and Right Quick in 1999 and 2000, respectively.

Cartel also sang the hook on popular songs such as “85” by Youngbloodz and Big Boi, and “Some Cut” by Trillville.

Following the news of Cartel’s death, several Atlanta artists sent their condolences via social media.

Lil Scrappy shared on Instagram, “I’m [going to] miss you Cutt you definitely taught me everything when I was a git and told me to stay down with this music s— and never hide from the world cause the world would end up hiding from me, I love you bro you’re one talented a– writing a– singing a– real ass n—- , I pray for strength and comfort for your fam and friends , I consider you a legend.”

View the video “85” below.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.



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