A couple of weeks ago, Fred asked for prayers after revealing he was battling COVID-19 and was on a respirator. Despite his wife, LeeAnn Jemmott, revealing his condition had improved shortly after the reveal, it would be his final post.
Back in 2011, Fred was a member of XXL magazine’s Freshman Class of rappers. Eerily, the late Mac Miller was also a part of that group of aforementioned rappers that also includes Meek Mill, YG and Kendrick Lamar.
As news of the talented MC’s untimely death started spreading, his peers and fans immediately started offering their condolences on social media. Peep some of their shout outs below.
Our condolences go out to Fred Da Godson’s family. Rest in powerful peace, the game will remember your contributions and bars.
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Today is a sad one.. My guy Fred.. I thank God I was able to spend a few days in the lab with him in February hangin out..talkin music and life with our brother Joell.. Fred The Godson rest in poetry, power and paradise 🙏🏾— CROOK (@CrookedIntriago) April 23, 2020
Damn man smh RIP Fred the godson 🙏— CONWAY (@WHOISCONWAY) April 23, 2020
RIP Fred Da Godson 😢— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) April 23, 2020
RIP Fred The Godson 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/yUUcJ1gVJd— Elliott Wilson (@ElliottWilson) April 23, 2020
Damn, RIP my man Fred The Godson. Since like 2001 it was always great vibes and bar fests when we were around one another. Lyrical swordsman of the highest order for the city. Smh. 🙏🏽🙏🏽 #FredTheGodson— Skyzoo (@skyzoo) April 23, 2020
Hurt— 38 Spesh (@IamSpesh) April 23, 2020
Smfh!! RIP Fred the Godson— ché Noir (@che_noir) April 23, 2020
Devastated— planetasia (@planetasia) April 23, 2020
RIP Fred The Godson man. Fuck. When I was growing up in Hunts Point, he would pull up like a superstar. Everyone thought he was the best. I was trying to be as good as he was. Him and my older brother friends. I was the little homie. This shit hurts. pic.twitter.com/C50rsNjglS— Kemba from the Bronx (@Kembaland) April 23, 2020