Quality Control-signed Atlanta rapper Marlo (real name Rudolph Johnson) has reportedly been shot and killed. TMZ reports:
Rapper Lil Marlo was shot to death over the weekend in Atlanta ... law enforcement confirms with TMZ.
Cops tell us, they responded to a call late Saturday night. The call came in as a car accident on Interstate 285 in downtown Atlanta, but when police arrived they found the rapper had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
An police official tells TMZ, the investigation so far points to Lil Marlo being shot while he was driving. The official adds, "At this time, investigators believe the victim was the intended target of the gunfire and they are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting."
The Medical Examiner confirmed with us they have the body of Rudolph Johnson ... that's Lil Marlo's government name.
Marlo had released his new album 1st & 3rd earlier this year. In 2017, he released a collaborative mixtape with his labelmate Lil Baby. He is survived by four children.
Lil Yachty wrote on Instagram, "We just did a song a 4 this morning smh rip brother."
Other tributes from fellow musicians have come in as well:
Rest in peace, Marlo.