Dex Osama, a Detroit rapper who was closely linked with Meek Mill and DeJ Loaf, was shot and killed during the early hours of this morning (September 7), according to WDIV.
Osama, 26, was involved in a shooting at the Crazy Horse strip club in Southwest Detroit at around 2:00 am local time. According to reports, two others were also wounded but have yet to be identified by the police.
In his reporting of the incident, Noisey writer Max de la Garza said that he’d spoken with a mutual friend of Dex’s who confirmed that the rapper had indeed passed away earlier today.
Meek Mill took to Instagram shortly after the incident to pay his respects.
Other rappers also took to social media to offer their condolences.
Check out Dex Osama’s “Choppa” below, the rapper’s most viewed video on YouTube:
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