SOUTH BRONX, NY. (THECOUNT) — Bronx rapper known as, Fred The Godson, has died after contracting and battling coronavirus.

Fredrick Thomas, 35, lost his battle with COVID-19 after being hospitalized for several weeks.


News of his passing first broke after DJ Self posted on his Instagram page:

“Was loved by many never heard one bad thing about you RIP @fredthegodsonmusic Sleep Well my brother”

Thomas suffered from asthma, had shared that he was battling the virus via his Instagram page in March and asked his followers to keep him in their prayers.


Geo quick facts: The Bronx is a borough of New York City. It’s known for Yankee Stadium, the home field of the New York Yankees baseball team. Dating from 1899, the vast Bronx Zoo houses hundreds of species of animals. Nearby, the sprawling New York Botanical Garden features a landmark greenhouse with rainforest and cactus displays. By the Hudson River, Wave Hill is a landscaped public garden with wooded paths and a cultural center – wikipedia.