In shocking news, American rapper Mariel Semonte Orr, known among fans by his stage name Trouble, died after he reportedly got caught in a fatal shooting incident early Sunday morning. He was 34. The Atlanta rapper, who was also known as Skoob, had died hours after a performance, with Rockdale County Sheriff’s spokesperson Jedida Canty confirming that Orr was shot during a home invasion incident. He said that the 'Bring It Back' rapper had been shot in the chest while he and a female friend were visiting an apartment complex. Canty also revealed the suspect's name as Jamichael Jones, who is wanted on allegations of aggravated assault, murder, and home invasion. It is being reported that Jones was connected to the woman at the scene of the crime despite not knowing Orr personally, with authorities classifying this as a "domestic situation."
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office also issued a statement to WSB-TV Atlanta confirming that Orr was rushed to a nearby local hospital after being shot, but had died on the spot. The news of the rapper's death sent shock waves in the music industry and Def Jam Recordings, his audio label, in a post on Sunday morning paid their tributes. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones and fans of Trouble. A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented," the label wrote. A day before his passing, Orr tweeted that he would take caution while moving on the streets of Atlanta. He wrote, "Its toooooooo many 12 of for me tonight IM GOIN HOME!! Yall move smoove outchea."
Its toooooooo many 12 of for me tonight IM GOIN HOME‼️— Trouble (@TroubleDTE) June 4, 2022
Yall move smoove outchea ✌🏾
Trouble released his debut mixtape, December 17th, in April 2011, which included the breakthrough hit 'Bussin'. It was also later remixed by Yo Gotti, Waka Flocka Flame and Trae the Truth. He also came out with two full studio albums: Edgewood (2018) and Thug Love (2020) and went on to be featured on XXL magazine’s list of '15 Atlanta Rappers You Should Know' in 2013.
08/06/2022 01:03 PM