Lil Yase – a promising Bay Area rapper – was gunned down over the weekend in what amounts to a mysterious murder with no explanation so far … TMZ has learned.
Sources close to Yase tell us… he was indeed shot dead early on Saturday morning – and his body was discovered somewhere in the southern part of East Bay… which is miles from where he was seen for. the last time.
Our sources tell us that Yase was hanging out with his team late Friday night at a recording studio in Marin County – slightly north of San Francisco – and left alone at one point around 11:30 a.m. or midnight, telling his pals that he “I’ll be right back.
We are not told more than an hour and a half later we learned that Yase had been shot somewhere in East Bay – which is damn an hour away on the freeway, depending on what part of town you are in. lead. The.
We are told that the people in Yase’s inner circle are stunned – as he had no known enemies and hadn’t done anything they can see leading to something like this. Our sources say Yase may have played hard in his music, but in reality… all he was talking about was rap, promoting his label (Highway 420 Productions) and his label mates, and games. That’s it… he hasn’t had beef with anyone anywhere, we’re told.
He had just posted a photo of himself on Friday, showing his Thanksgiving festivities… with a caption that read: “If my n **** trippin den I’m trippin it’s with UNK😤😈 # HappyThanksGivin🦃” C is her latest post on IG – and has since received tons of tributes from other artists in the Bay Area and beyond in the comments.
Yase started releasing music at the age of 18, but really burst onto the scene with his single “Get It In” in 2015 – which he went on to create a remix that drew even more attention. national attention the following year.
He’s released a string of hits that have racked up hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube over the years – including songs like “No Diss”, “Demon”, “What You Mean”, “Yeah Yeah”, “Furl “,” Bum B ****, “Mad”, “Workin” and many more.
Yase has collaborated with artists such as Yalla, AB Milli, Cash Kidd, G-Val, That Boy Tyson, Stunna June, IamSu !, Shoreline Mafia and several other musicians, local or not.
We have contacted Alameda County to confirm that Yase’s body is in their possession, and whether any suspects have been apprehended – so far … no word in return.
Lil Yase – from Sunnydale – was only 25 years old. TEAR