Huey was killed in a shootout in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri.
Shots were fired just before 11 p.m. Thursday, local media reported Fox 2 Now.
He was rushed to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Another victim was shot.
The unidentified person was said to have sustained life-threatening injuries.
The second victim is believed to survive the shooting.
No arrests have been made.
The rapper left his 13-year-old daughter.
It was previously signed with Jive Records.
His real name was Lawrence Franks but his fans knew him by the name of Huey.
Unfortunately, Huey had big plans to film his clip for his latest single over the weekend.
Tributes from fans around the world are pouring in for the rapper on social networks.
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