The death of Lil Ron, a rapper from Chicago, has been confirmed. His close friend and collaborator Chiraq Bandz, as well as the official NGB Instagram account, released a statement confirming his death on Saturday. No information regarding his death has yet to be made public.
After learning of the musician’s death, some people are intrigued to learn more about his life and career. Let’s read and find out more.
Who is Chicago rapper Lil Ron?
Lil Ron was a southerner from the city’s south side. He began rapping in his early teens, influenced by Gucci Mane and Lil Wayne.
From about 2019, the artist was getting started in the Chicago music scene and began releasing songs. Toxic, which includes Chiraq Bandz and has over 100,000 YouTube views, is one of his many albums.
Chiraq Bandz and Lil Ron explored
Lil Ron is well-known for his collaboration with Chiraq Bandz, who is also from Chicago.
The pair grew up in the Illinois city together and Lil Ron claimed they had known each other “since the sandbox,” i.e., since childhood, during an interview with Dirty Glove B***ch last year.
Over the years, Lil Ron and Chiraq Bandz have worked together on many projects, including their most recent joint album Detroit Flow, which came out in December. Chiraq Bandz was featured on several tracks from Lil Ron’s March 2021 project Who Would’ve Thought.
Tributes pour out to Lil Ron on social media
On Sunday, both the Chiraq Bandz and the official NGB page to which the friends were both affiliated with confirmed Lil Ron’s death. Chiraq Bandz shared a number of tributes on his Instagram story, writing: “My dawg has departed,” as well as “My brother has gone. I will never be able to contact him again.”
Chiraq Bandz, who is better known as Lil Ron, also posted a photo from their previous FaceTime conversation, while adding: “Last time I’m ever going to talk to my brother @ron_ngb. I’m sorry I wasn’t there for you.” The official NGB page also mourned Ron’s death, writing on its website: “Long Live Lil Ron.”
We send our sympathies to Lil Ron’s loved ones and friends during this difficult time.