Saturday, rapper Waka Flocka, along with his mother, Debra Antney buried brother/son KayO Redd in Georgia.
Hundreds showed up to support the grieving family wearing colorful clothing upon Antney's request because "Kayo was full of life and color" and remembered the aspiring rapper by playing his music during the service. KayO Redd's body was carried out in a horse-drawn carriage followed with a long procession of fans, family, and friends.
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KayO Redd death has reportedly been confirmed as a suicide from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head on Dec. 29, according to TMZ. Rapper Waka Flocka and his mother Debra Antney are having a hard time dealing with KayO's death after the family suffered through another tragedy in 2000, when Waka's other brother was killed.
Friends and family tweeted their condolences over the sudden loss.
Nicki Minaj posted on her Instagram, "Devastated by the loss of this precious soul... Always so sweet to me... I cant even... Sending prayers and all my love to Deb, Waka, Wooh, Quam, Big Joe, Bimmy, the entire fam... Gone too soon Kayo... Gone way too soon."
@ItsPURPS tweeted, "RIP to my friend Kayo,I cherish the moments we shared. Your soul was pure gold.
therealdjace tweeted, "Kayo just wanted to be heard. He just wanted people to like his music. He didn't ask for anyone to help him. He figured if he show y'all his work. Y'all would like him an accept him as an artist and support him. Someone told me that his last tweet was check out my latest mixtape. #DjAce & #KayoRedd we love you. #RIP"
RIP KayO Redd