Fredo Santana Dies at 27

Chicago Rapper Fredo Santana Passes Away

Chicago Rapper Fredo Santana Passes Away

Chicago rapper Fredo Santana died Friday (Jan. 19).

The 27-year-old was rushed to the emergency room last year as a result of lean usage, according to XXL Magazine.

The Chicago rapper was at his home in Los Angeles, when his girlfriend came over at around 11:30 p.m. and found his body on the floor.

Santana's name was cemented into the minds of rap fans through his younger cousin Chief Keef's 2012 breakout hit "I Don't Like", in which Keef made an inimitable mention of Santana in his verse: "Fredo in the cut/ That's a scary sight".

In the wake of his passing, many stars also took to social media to pay tribute to the rapper who was taken so early away from the world.

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Drake also shared a picture of himself with the rapper - who starred in his Hold On We're Going Home video - writing: 'Rest In Peace Santana'.

Apparently, Santana was hospitalized last fall for liver and kidney problems. No official statement from the rapper's family or cause of death has yet been released.

He later admitted that the kidney failure was caused by using anti-anxiety medication Xanax and lean, a mixture of cough syrup, lemonade and candy which is prevalent in the hip-hop industry. He founded Savage Squad, and in 2013, he released his debut album Trappin' Ain't Dead under the label.

Fredo is survived by his 8-month-old son, Legend.

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