6 Dogs, a famous ‘underground’ rapper, has died at the age
The Georgia-based musician reportedly committed suicide on
Tuesday morning as the his cause of death reveals. The artist is widely-known for his songs Guccy Armor, Someone
and Flossing, and Faygo Dreams.
Last year, the 21-year-old musician as widely known as Mac Miller, twenty-six-year-old rapper, tested
positive for COVID-19.
“Just took a COVID test and my results came back positive :/
I’m straight just a pretty bad headache,” he wrote in a social media post. “I’m
a healthy dood tho so I should be fine. Unfortunately this will put a delay on
the album thx for rockin w me y’all.”
Last year on November, the young artist shared a twitter post
that suggested he was battling with mental health issues. The tweet reads, “If
you have friends in the music biz call them and check on them. This rat race
that we all are is not cool.
Some days I feel like a super hero who can take over
the world and some days I just wanna cry and quit. I know I’m not alone. I know
a lot of us feel this way.” – This was his last twitter post before he took his
life on Tuesday.
6 Dogs also talked about his mental state in an interview,
where he revealed that there was a time in his life where he “didn’t like
himself” and used drugs to suppress those feelings. He said that he was “super
depressed” that time and found drugs as his only refuge.
The rapper, whose real name is Chase Amick, was raised in a
strict Christian family. He once revealed to his fans that he didn’t tell his
family about his singing career as they were mostly against it. He used to
record his own original tracks when he was a teenager.
When he turned 18, he moved out of his family house and
started living with his girlfriend. He became popular on SoundCloud (a music
streaming app) and gained over 166,000 followers on Instagram.
In 2016, his debut song became an instant hit, and he was
considered as a serious musician, which landed him an offer from Interscope
Records. Most of his songs are about cars, girlfriends, and drugs. His songs have
been described as “trap-inflected” and “druggy.”
The Grammy-nominated rapper and young musician or Murder Dog was starting to gain appreciation and
fan-following before his untimely death.
In some of his interviews, the rapper expressed his delight
of making new music, saying, “I think it’s crazy that people even listen to my
music and like it so much.
The other day I was like ‘Wow. I can’t believe it
actually worked.’ I get paid to do what I love and it doesn’t even feel like a
He also spoke to his fans who were having suicidal thoughts
and advised them to embrace their weaknesses.
The deceased rapper was an admirer of popular singers A$AP
Rocky and Kanye West.
On hearing the news of his death, Rapper Lil Aaron took to
twitter to pay tribute to the musician, writing, “RIP 6 Dogs. Real underground
legend, made it all the way to Benny Blanco off of some internet rap songs.
Forever the goat.”
Benny Blanco also paid tribute to the late artist.
Rest in Peace, 6 Dogs.
If you or your loved one is going through suicidal thoughts,
don’t hesitate in contacting National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
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