As Memphis law enforcement continues their investigation into Big Scarr’s death, a family member has come forward to make the announcement Rapper He died from a drug overdose of prescription pills.
Memphis, Tennessee uncle Arthur Woods said TMZ that his nephew had taken an overdose and died while at his girlfriend’s house on Thursday.
Big Scarr (born Alexander Woods), who is signed to Gucci Mane 1017 Records, is best known to most fans for “SoIcyBoyz,” featuring Pooh Shiesty, Foogiano, and Tay Keith, and his solo track, Make A Play.
RIP: Big Scarr (born Alexander Woods) died from a prescription drug overdose at his girlfriend’s home in Memphis, rapper Arthur Woods’ uncle tells TMZ
Woods went on to tell the publication that he had no idea where his nephew got his pills, and that he had gone through many traumatic situations in his young life.
It turned out that Soul Keeper MC, who was only 22 years old, was suffering from depression, who seemed to be angry about the death of his beloved grandmother.
In addition, his uncle said he almost died after being shot in 2020 when the bullet traveled to his spine, which led to surgery to remove his appendix.
Furthermore, the rapper sustained severe injuries related to a bad car accident when he was thrown through the windshield. The scar left on his body ended up being the inspiration for his stage name, Big Scarr.
Gone Too Soon: Big Scarr (born Alexander Woods), who is signed to Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records, is best known to most fans for “SoIcyBoyz” and his single “Make A Play”; He’s captured in an Instagram photo posted on May 28
‘It hurts’: The rapper’s death is confirmed by rapper Gucci Mane, who signed Scarr to his record label 1017 Records in 2020
The uncle noted that his nephew was a nice young man and a lovely person who was very passionate about music.
Shadyrum It was among the first publications to report the rapper’s death on Thursday, which was then confirmed by rapper and 1017 Records owner Gucci Mane.
“It hurts,” Gucci (born Radric Delantic Davis) wrote below a set of snaps featuring Big Scarr, adding, “I miss you @bigscarr.”
In one of the rapper Grim Reaper’s most recent Instagram posts, he shared his excitement about going on tour next year with Key Glock, also a Memphis native, as part of his Glaucoma Tour 2023.
The biggest tour in 2023! A special guest, “I’m BIG SCARR,” he wrote on Instagram when announcing tickets were on sale in a Dec. 7 post.
Personal demons: Woods says his nephew battled depression during his short life; The Memphis, Tennessee, native is seen during a live show on Oct. 17
Tribute: Jamaican-American podcaster and YouTuber DJ Akademiks, 31, was among the many people who took to social media to share a tribute to the fallen rapper.
GROWING: Scar 1017 labelmate Wizard shared a photo of the rapper writing, ‘Baby my best friend my son I love you forever and I’m so sorry’
Upon learning the sad news of his death, Key Glock (born Markeyvius LaShun Cathey) took to Twitter and shared, “That wtf bruh fiend!!!” Along with the broken heart emoji.
After the news started circulating online, Jamaican-American podcast editor and YouTuber DJ Akademiks, 31, posted a tribute to Twitter, writing, “RIP Big Scarr.”
Scarr’s co-star on the 1017 label, Enchanting, also appeared to confirm the news on her Instagram Story, writing, “Ion wanna talk. Sorry if I didn’t answer. I just can’t, along with the broken heart emoji.
She also shared a photo of the rapper, writing, “Baby my best friend my son I love you forever and I’m so sorry,” along with a broken heart emoji.
The message was followed up with a clip of the huggers: “I would do anything to hug you back.”
Renni Rucci also shared the tribute, writing “Damn Scarr” with a sad face emoji.
Passionate: Charm followed by posting a clip of the two hugging, writing, “I would do anything to hug you again”
More tributes: Rapper K-Glock took to Twitter, writing, “That’s evil wtf bruh!!!” Along with the broken heart emoji
Heartbroken: Renni Rucci shared a tribute, writing ‘Damn Scarr’ with a sad face emoji
Born April 7, 2000, Big Scar grew up in the Magnolia community of South Memphis.
He started his rap career in 2019, with the release of the song Make A Play, which quickly gained popularity on YouTube.
Feeling like an up-and-coming rapper, Gucci Mane ended up signing Scarr to his record label in 2020.
The following year, Scarr dropped his mixtape, Grim Reaper, which peaked at number 25 on the Billboard 200, selling 22,000 copies in its first week in April 2021. The mixtape included appearances by rappers Gucci Mane, Pooh Shiesty, Foogiano, and Tay Keith, Wizard, baby k.
Earlier this year, he dropped a deluxe edition, Big Grim Reaper: The Return, which featured appearances by Offset, Queez Ruthless, and Gucci.
Scarr’s death comes after the murders of two other Memphis rappers, Young Dolph and Snootie Wild. Young Dolph was shot and killed in November 2021 while in Memphis, while Snootie Wild was shot in February while in Houston.
While law enforcement continues to investigate Scarr’s death, a source confirmed to TMZ that there are no signs of foul play.
Rising Rapper: Born April 7, 2000, Big Scarr grew up in South Memphis and began his professional rapping career in 2019, eventually being signed by Gucci Mane label in 2020; Scarr (left) pictured with Gucci (front and center) in 2021
BIG YEAR Ahead: The rapper was poised for a big year ahead, which included a guest spot on the upcoming Glockoma Tour 2023 with Key Glock; Scarr photo taken in Atlanta in May 2021
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