Snootie Wild A Memphis Rapper Passed Away At The Age Of 36

Snootie Wild

Snootie Wild has now been added to the list of rappers who have died due to gun violence. His demise was announced on his verified Instagram profile. According to ABC 13, a guy was discovered shot in the neck on February 25 on Houston’s south side. At 2 a.m., authorities received reports of a shooting on England Street and found a guy in a ditch next to an SUV.

The guy, subsequently named Snootie, was shot in the neck and was sent to the hospital in severe condition. Although the story went viral, Snootie was not declared dead at the time, and his Facebook account said he was battling for his life. According to the message,

“Snootie isn’t DEAD!” However, he is struggling for his life. Please abstain from publishing information that has not been shared via his official channels out of respect for the family. Thank you very much.”

Snootie Wild

According to ABC 13, a neighbor videotaped the event, which is being scrutinized by police. Lt. R. Willkens of the Houston Police Department stated:

“It seems like he backed into the ditch by mistake.” Then the second vehicle arrived, and everyone got out of the car. They were discussing for a few moments before bullets erupted. Actually, there was just one shot.”

Netizens pay tribute to Snootie Wild on Twitter

Snootie Wild rose to prominence in the music business when his initial track became a smash. When his death spread on social media, many shared their sorrow. He had four children named Laterrion, Lanya, Lapriencia, and Lakirra.



All About Snootie Wild

He rose to prominence with the publication of his debut song, Yayo, on April 23, 1985, as LePreston Porter. The song also charted at the top of the Billboard Hot R&B and Hip-Hop Songs charts. Despite not knowing anything about his academic history, he grew up listening to artists such as Three 6 Mafia, Project Pat, and Yo Gotti. Yo Gotti remixed his debut hit, Yayo, adding another verse, and included it in his mixtape November 19: The Mixtape on September 2, 2013. Rapper T.I. then remixed the song.

Snootie Wild

Snootie was signed to Yo Gotti’s Collective Music Group label in 2013, while the latter acquired a recording deal with Epic Records the following year. He later performed and traveled with Gotti multiple times. In 2014, the Memphis, Tennessee, native debuted a Yayo music video and performed at the 2014 SXSW Interactive. Similarly, in May 2015, he released his second mixtape, Ain’t No Stoppin’, which includes the hit “Rich or Not.” In August 2016, Wild was featured on rapper Master P’s song Believe, released on P’s mixtape, The G Mixtape. Even though he was the father of four children, nothing is known about his personal life.