The Memphis rapper Snootie Wild scored several hits on Yo Gotti’s Collective Music Group label. He took a gunshot in his neck and chest on 25th February and was in critical condition. The rapper tragically passed away due to these injuries.
Snootie Wild died on Saturday just one day after he was shot in the neck and left to die in a ditch. According to ABC13, police arrived at the scene around 2 a.m. local time on Friday. discovered Snootie fighting for his life after suffering a gunshot wound.
He received CPR at the scene and was transported to a nearby hospital, where doctors gave him a 50/50 chance to live. In a post shared to his official Instagram account, the rapper can be seen with his hands clasped together, his neck tattoo visible and the Team Yayo emblem proudly behind him.
“Gone in body, but your NAME & LEGACY will live forever! #TeamYayo4Life.”
Numerous rappers from Memphis and Hip Hop had prayed for Snootie’s well-being and hoped he pulled through. DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia wrote a message for the rapper on Instagram. He recalled their time crafting music together and their solid relationship.
“Dammm bro!!!! Pray for the M-Town brother @snootiewild Shot & In Critical. Mannn Snootie My Nikka, We Made Some Bump Together & He Always Kept It Real With Me… Even When He Wasn’t Suppose 2. #PrayforSnootieWild #memphis Legend.”
Snootie’s death is the latest blow to a Memphis Hip Hop scene still reeling from the murder of Young Dolph last November.
We send our condolences to Snootie Wild’s family, fans and friends during this difficult time.