Atlanta rapper 6 Dogs dies aged 21 from apparent suicide after battling COVID-19 last year

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Popular “underground” rapper 6 Dogs has passed away at the age of 21.

The artist, who was based in Atlanta, Georgia, committed suicide on Tuesday morning, according to All Georgia.

The musician, best known for songs Faygo Dreams, Guccy Armor, Someone and Flossing, revealed last year that he is battling COVID-19.

Gone Far Too Early: Popular “Underground” Rapper 6 Dogs Dies Aged 21

Harsh time: The artist, who was based in Atlanta, Ga., Committed suicide on Tuesday morning, according to Everything Georgia

Harsh time: The artist, who was based in Atlanta, Ga., Committed suicide on Tuesday morning, according to Everything Georgia

“I just had a covid test and my results came back positive: / I’m str8 just a pretty bad headache,” he wrote.

“I’m a healthy doodle, so I should be fine. Sadly that will put a delay on the album thanks for rockin w me y’all.

The star hinted at mental health issues when she shared a note on Twitter in November that read, “If you have friends in the music business, call them and check them out. This rat race we’re all in is not cool. Some days I feel like a super hero …

A rapper look: The musician, best known for songs Faygo Dreams, Someone and Flossing, revealed last year that he is battling COVID-19

A rapper look: The musician, best known for songs Faygo Dreams, Someone and Flossing, revealed last year that he is battling COVID-19

Sick for a while:

Sick for a while: “I just had a covid test and my results came back positive: / I’m str8 just a pretty bad headache,” he wrote. “I’m a healthy doodle, so I should be fine. Unfortunately this will put a delay on the album thanks for rockin w me y’all ‘

The singer, real name Chase Amick, has had a cult following with more than 171,000 Instagram followers and 37K Twitter followers.

It was shared that he had tried to keep his singing career a secret from his family as a teenager because they were strict Christians. At 18, he left the family home to live with his girlfriend.

In 2016, his first song became a hit and he rose to prominence as a serious artist, securing a contract with Interscope Records.

Her lyrics were often about drugs, cars and girlfriends.

Reaching Out: The star alluded to mental health issues when she shared a note on Twitter in November that read: 'If you have friends in the music business, call them and check them out .  This rat race we're all in ain't cool '

Reaching out: The star hinted at mental health issues when she shared a note on Twitter in November that read, “If you have friends in the music business, call them and check them out. This rat race we’re all in ain’t cool ‘

He has said in the past that he’s thrilled to make music, “I think it’s crazy that people even listen to my music and love it so much. The other day I was like ‘Wow. I can’t believe it worked. I get paid to do what I love and it doesn’t even feel like a job.

He also reached out to fans who were feeling suicidal and encouraged them to come to terms with their flaws.

He was a fan of singers Kanye West and A $ AP Rocky.

Rapper Lil Aaron tweeted, “Rrip 6 dogs. true underground legend. has come all the way for benny blanco on a few internet rap songs. forever the goat.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, the National Suicide Prevention Toll Free Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



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