Rapper Lil Loaded dies at age 20

Dallas-based rapper Lil Loaded (born Dashawn Robertson), passed away Monday at the age of 20. The cause of death has yet to be determined, however the last message he wrote on his Instagram Stories alluded to suicidal thoughts.

Lil Loaded’s attorney Ashkan Mehryari said his death was “very tragic,” and something he didn’t see coming. adding, “he had a very bright and promising music career ahead of him.” Mehryari said. Lil Loaded was celebrating the success of his song, “6locc 6a6y,” which became certified gold less than a week ago.

Lil Loaded turned himself in to authorities in November after he was wanted on an outstanding warrant for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Khalia Walker. He later addressed the incident on Instagram, and was indicted in February on one count of manslaughter.