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Atlanta rapper R5 Homixide has passed away at 22 years old according to friends and peers of the music artist.
Born Rashad Dowdy, R5 Homixide was considered a rising star in the Atlanta rap scene and was reportedly affiliated with Playboi Carti. The rapper released his first album, Gvnganati 3, in March 2020 before gaining more buzz this summer with the single, “Lion Heart.”
After reports R5 Homixide’s death, other rappers including Problem Child5 confirmed the news by writing, “Who tf gone watch my back now. Take me with you twin.”
While a cause of death has not been confirmed, reports claim R5 Homixide committed suicide.