Trouble, Atlanta Rapper, Shot Dead at 34. The Edgewood native collaborated with Young Thug, Drake, the Weeknd, Gucci Mane, Quavo, and many other in his decade-long career.
Atlanta rapper Trouble, also known as Skoob, has died. The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to WSB-TV Atlanta that Orr was shot early Sunday morning at an apartment complex in Conyers, Georgia. He was 34 years old.
His label Def Jam confirmed the news of his death in an Instagram post earlier today (June 5). “Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble,” Def Jam wrote. “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Scoob.”
Atlanta rapper ‘Trouble’ shot to death, sheriff says “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented,” his record label, Def Jam, said on Instagram.
Atlanta-based rapper Trouble was shot to death in what authorities are calling “domestic,” according to the Rockdale County sheriff’s office.
The 34-year-old, whose real name is Mariel Semonte Orr, was found with a gunshot wound at the Lake St. James Apartments in Conyers at 3:20 a.m. Sunday, the sheriff’s office said. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
The Rockdale County Sheriff said no arrests have been made, however, they have secured warrants for a suspect identified as 33-year-old Jamichael Jones, of Atlanta, in connection to the murder.
Jones is wanted on home invasion, felony murder, and aggravated assault. Authorities said he’s believed to be in the Atlanta or Jonesboro, Ga., area. They released this photo of him:
They gave an update on their investigation at a press conference Sunday evening where spokeswoman Jedidia Canty said the shooting was an isolated incident and appears to be domestic. She added that Trouble and Jones knew the same woman that they were visiting at the apartment complex.
Trouble’s record label, Def Jam Records said the rapper was a voice for his city in a post on social media.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble,” the label posted on Instagram. “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented.”
Trouble released his debut mixtape in 2011, called December 17th, which includes his hit “Bussin’,” which has nearly 2.8 million YouTube views.
The rap community was mourning his loss and sharing condolences on social media.
Rapper and activist Killer Mike, also from Atlanta, tweeted: “God Bless The Dead. He was a good man. Gone to soon.”
Rappers T.I. and Gucci Mane also took to Twitter when they heard the news.