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Hella Sketchy

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Rapper Hella Sketchy died on Thursday (June 27) of a reported overdose. He was just 18 years old.

“The tragic passing of Hella Sketchy is a devastating loss,” said Atlantic Records in a press statement on Friday (June 28). “He was an enormously creative, sensitive soul with a brilliant sense of humor. He was just beginning to show the world his talent and originality, and it’s heartbreaking that such a bright future has been cut short. Everyone at APG and Atlantic sends our deepest condolence to his family, friends and fans.”

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Page Six reports that Hella Sketchy’s father Erik Thureson confirmed his son’s death on Twitter.

Unfortunately, Sketchy was found unresponsive on June 13 and was in a coma for two weeks.

Although unconfirmed, it seems that Sketchy’s overdose was opioid-related. Rest in power.

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