Tragedy struck Soulja Boy on Sunday (March 20), as the 20-year-old rapper’s half-brother was killed in a car accident.
Deion Jenkins, 14, was fatally injured as a passenger in a crash that occurred in Charleston, Mississippi.
On Monday (March 21), Soulja Boy posted on Twitter to express his sorrow.
at home crying my eyes out I can’t believe my Lil bro is gone… today is so not my day.. RIP lil brother love you always 🙁
Michael “Miami Mike” Sykes, President of Soulja Boy’s label, Stacks on Deck Money Gang, also posted on the matter.
The Flags are @ Half Staff @ the Offices of SODMG & PTE, R.I.P. to @Souljaboy little brother who passed-way in a auto crash last nite 🙁
The tragic death occurred just days after Soulja boy releaed 1UP, a free 20-track mixtape, online last Thursday (March 17).
HipHopDX extends our condolences to the family and friends of Soulja Boy.