An American rapper and singer, Snootie Wild reportedly died in the horrific incident. Yes, the Memphis-based rapper LePrestone Porter, better known by his stage name Snootie Wild shot dead in Houston Friday, February 25, 2022. According to the sources, he was the second Memphis rapper who was shot dead.

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The death news of Snootie Wild was confirmed on his verified Instagram page on Saturday, February 26, 2022. The post reads,” Gone in body, but your NAME & LEGACY will live forever! #TeamYay04Life,”

Who Was Snootie Wild?

It is disheartening to hear about the demise of the rapper. Since the news of his passing went viral on social media, many fans are paying tribute to him and expressed their deep condolence to him. According to the police report, Wild was found dead and the found shot in the neck in a ditch next to an SUV around 2 PM by Texas police.

Later, they found that the murder was linked to Wild’s death. A Houston officer told the outlet,” It looks like he backed in there accidentally. Then the other vehicle pulled up, and folks got out of the car. They were talking for a little bit, and then all of a sudden, gunfire went off. Only one shot, actually”.

A Facebook post reads that he was not pronounced dead suddenly and was fighting for his life till Friday afternoon. Till now, there was no arrest made in the connection with the murder of Snootie Wild. Many tributes are circulating on social media. He was one of the growing rappers in the industry who have been gaining a huge fan base.

Rapper Snootie Wild Shot and Killed Houston

LePreston Porter better known as Snootie Wild was born on April 23, 1985, in Memphis, Tennessee, US. The rapper was best known for his single “Yayo” whose success helped launch his career. Along with this, the song was also charted in the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

He was later signed to the Collective Music Group by Yo Gotti. Made Me was the second single of the rapper that made him more hit in the industry. Slowly, he was reaching on its high. He was the father of four children. He suffered from an incident at the age of 17 where he was stabbed in his knee.

He spent four years in prison. We can say that his life suffered from a very difficult time. Currently, his family is suffering from a difficult time. Snootie Wild will be remembered by his fan and loved ones.


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