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Atlanta rapper Bankroll Fresh shot and killed at recording studio, tributes pour in

Atlanta rapper Bankroll Fresh was shot and killed at an Atlanta recording studio Friday night. Saturday morning, high-profile tributes are pouring in.


The shooting happened at the Street Execs Studios on Defoor Place, Channel Action News reported. The 28-year-old artist's given name was Trentavious White.

"Condolences to his family," radio host Rickey Smiley posted on his public Facebook page.

Rapper 2 Chainz was among those posting messages of mourning on Twitter.

Last year, 2 Chainz' record label The Real University (aka The Real U, aka T.R.U.), put out a  compilation mixtape , “TRU Jack City,” to introduce Bankroll Fresh and fellow artists Cap 1, Skooly, Fresh (aka Short Dawg) and Young Dolph. ( listen to it here ).

DJ Drama also weighed in:

One of Bankroll's last posts on social media was a salute to fellow rapper Fabolous, just hours before he was shot and killed. Afterward Fabolous posted a message of grief:

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