Atlanta Music Scene

Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta’s vibrant and evolving music scene. From hot new artists to Music Midtown to shows at the Tabernacle, she’s got you covered.

Shawty Lo remembered by Atlanta rap community

Many in the Atlanta rap community took to social media to express condolences over the death of  Shawty Lo, who was killed overnight in a car crash .

The rapper, known for his hit "Dey Know" and the 2006 charttopper "Laffy Taffy" with his Atlanta group D4L, was known as the "King of Bankhead." He was 40.


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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.