Rapper Bankroll Fresh, born Trentavious White, 28, was shot and killed in Atlanta last night (March 4). The well regarded and up and coming artist was reportedly murdered in a hail of bullets outside of the Street Execs recording studio.
Atlanta police are investigating after a late-night fatal shooting happened outside a well-known area recording studio.
Street Execs Studio at 1740 Defoor Place in northeast Atlanta was the scene of an apparent homicide.
According to Lt. Charles Hampton with the Atlanta Police Department, authorities responded to the studio around 11 p.m. Friday night where they found a man in his 20s shot. 11Alive’s crews on the scene report at least 50 shell casings on the ground outside the studio and police have confirmed one dead. They don’t believe anyone else was hit or killed in the shooting.
Well known in the Atlanta rap scene and beyond, Bankroll’s passing has been confirmed by T.I. and 2 Chainz.
Messages expressing condolences, and disbelief, from his rap peers have been pouring in ever since the news broke.
See more reactions to this tragedy on the flip. Our condolences to Bankroll Fresh’s family and the Street Execs family.