Bankroll Fresh, aka Trentavious White, rapper and associate of 2 Chainz, was shot dead Friday night inside an Atlanta recording studio. He was 28.
The Fulton County medical examiner confirmed that the “Hot Boy” rapper was shot inside Street Execs Studios. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
According to WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta, more than 50 shell casings were recovered from inside and outside Street Execs Studios, the home base for rappers like 2 Chainz, Travis Porter and others. Following news of White’s death, 2 Chainz took to social media to remember Bankroll Fresh, who was signed to Chainz’s Street Execs label. “Man I’m a fan of Bru and always will be. I’m in shock at the moment!! Senseless deaths we just got to stop it, I’m speaking up now,” Chainz wrote. Lil Wayne tweeted, “We lost a good one. Rest peacefully lil homie Bankroll u gon always be family.” h/t rollingstone
No arrests were made in the shooting and police are still searching for a motive. No one else was injured in the shooting.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Fresh’s family and friends at this difficult time.