New Orleans Rapper Young Greatness Shot and Killed in Hometown

Young Greatness Dead

Young Greatness Dead

It's being reported that Young Greatness, a New Orleans rapper best known for his breakout single "Moolah", has passed away after being involved in a shooting outside of an Elysian Fields Waffle House.

USA rapper Young Greatness has died after being shot outside a New Orleans restaurant.

The shooting happened around 1:35am local time. According to reports, officers arrived at the scene to find Young Greatness, real name Theodore Jones, dead of a single gunshot wound.

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According to WWL, no persons of interest have been identified.

His friend P Town Moe shared with WWL, "You wouldn't expect that coming happening with him. Wasn't into nothing else man". The music video was set in New Orleans. Born in New Orleans, he moved to Houston following Hurricane Katrina.

Young Greatness joined the Quality Control label in 2015 and went on to release mixtapes including I Tried To Tell Em and Bloody Summer. In 2017, after that performance, he signed a recording contract with Cash Money Records, whose star-studded roster includes Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne.

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