Monday, January 7
Rapper Shot Dead One Day After Tweeting, "N*ggas wanna see me dead"...
The body of rising Atlanta rapper Yung Teddy, 23, (pictured) was discovered at his Austell, Ga., home on Wednesday evening; he had been shot to death. In a cryptic message about his life, the rapper sent out a tweet a day before stating that there were people who wanted him dead, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Teddy, whose actual name was Justin Mitchell, developed quite a large following in the Atlanta area. The young hip-hop performer was promoting a mixed tape, “Right On Time,” and even had a music video for the single “Tru,” which has thus far garnered nearly 40,000 hits on YouTube.