South Bronx rapper Fred The Godson, who just released his new album Paycheck in March, has sadly died at 35 years old after contracting coronavirus. Complex reports:

Fred the Godson has died after he contracted the coronavirus earlier this month.

He first revealed he was in the hospital and placed on a ventilator on April 6, with his wife explaining he wasn't faring well. He reportedly started to make positive progress in hospital, but he ultimately lost his battle against the virus on Thurday.

News of the 35-year-old's death broke via people paying tribute to him on social media. A rep for Fred the Godson confirmed his passing to Complex.

Awful, awful news. Rest in peace, Fred.

Tributes to Fred from fellow musicians have been pouring in...