Aspiring rapper Lil Yase was shot and killed early Saturday in the East Bay area of the San Francisco Bay Area, TMZ reports.
The Sunnyvale, Calif., Native was just 25.
Born Mark Antonyyo Alexander, Yase’s murder devastated and shocked those around him, who argue that the artist had no immediate enemies to their knowledge, the outlet claims.
Gone Too Early: Aspiring rapper Lil Yase was gunned down on Saturday morning in the East Bay area of San Francisco
And just on Friday, the Get It In hitmaker posted on his Instagram to wish his 117K followers a Happy Thanksgiving.
In this series of snaps, Yase was seen on a stairwell wearing a pink hoodie that featured a Hollywood artwork on the front and a New York Big Apple on the back.
“If my n **** trippin den I’m trippin, it’s with UNK,” he captioned the snaps, including the face and devil emojis with the hashtag #HappyThanksGivin.
Last Friday: Hitmaker Get It In posted on his Instagram to wish his 117K followers a Happy Thanksgiving
Sources close to Yase say he was with his team on Friday night at a recording studio in Marin County, just north of San Francisco.
He would have left alone around 11:30 or midnight, saying he would come back right away.
But at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, news of Yase’s death broke, with his body found somewhere in East Bay – which is almost an hour from where he was seen for the day. last time alive.
RIP: Sources close to Yase claim he was with his team on Friday night at a recording studio in Marin County, just north of San Francisco, before leaving on his own
Yase was a dedicated rapper who focused on his label, Highway 420 Productions, as well as his own music.
The Highway 420 Instagram account posted in honor of the fallen rapper on Saturday afternoon, including a brief video clip of him.
“We appreciate all the love and support,” part of the caption read. “Yase loved his fans, he worked everyday for all of you. We have hundreds of songs coming up for you.
“Appreciate all the love and support”: the Instagram account of his label Highway 420 Productions published in honor of the fallen rapper on Saturday afternoon
Yase started at just 18, but gained real notoriety at 20 with his 2015 success. single Get It In.
He then created a remix of that song which was also a hit, followed by a number of additional hit tracks.
Lil Yase songs and videos stacked up hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube over the years, including songs No Diss, Diss Me, Demon, and What You Mean.
Not forgotten: Yase started at just 18, but gained notoriety at 20 with his single Get It In in 2015; seen on his Instagram