Young Greatness reportedly shot and killed in New Orleans

The Cash Money Records rapper was 34.

October 29, 2018
Young Greatness reportedly shot and killed in New Orleans Young Greatness at 2016 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater. June 26, 2016.   Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

New Orleans rapper Young Greatness (real name Theodore Jones) was shot and killed on Monday morning in New Orleans outside of a Waffle House, according to reports in local news outlets. He was 34.

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Young Greatness rose to national prominence with the 2016 Gold-certified single "Moolah," released on Quality Control. He soon signed with Cash Money Records and released the mixtape Bloody Summer in October 2017, as Genius points out.

Rappers from New Orleans and across the United States posted condolences on social media:

Watch the video for "Moolah" below.

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Young Greatness reportedly shot and killed in New Orleans