BandGang Paid Will is alleged to have been shot and killed in Detroit
MTO News learned that Detroit MC BandGang Paid Will was shot dead yesterday. He was only 27 years old.
BandGang Paid Will, best known for his underground projects Heavy Weights, Br6nx Baby, Tester, Applying Pressure and Young N *** a World, was one of the hottest new rappers in the world.
His reported death comes just months after the murder of Detroit rapper Jizzle P, a rising star, and another member of BandGang.
Paid Will’s last post, shared on Thanksgiving Day, showing off his watch and sneakers, became something of a memorial for those who knew him. Fans of his music shared shock messages, and many who worked with Paid Will remembered his influence on the industry.
Detroit artist Neisha Neshae expressed condolences and wrote “RIP” with a pair of emoji with praying hands.
“RIP MY BRO PAID WILL,” wrote Hitta J3, a Californian rapper who had worked with his group.
Late Monday night, the news of Paid Will’s death spread on social media, and his name even peaked at the top of Twitter trends. Shortly after the news broke, many went to his Instagram page to offer their condolences.
Many near him appeared to confirm his death, although details have not yet been reported.
Here are the confirmations:
For those unfamiliar with his work, here are some of his hits. Look: