Hip-hop fans are sad today because they heard that up-and-coming rapper BTB Savage was shot and killed yesterday in Houston. In a recent interview, the young artist talked about an attempted robbery at his home in downtown San Antonio. This has made many people wonder if this could have been a reason for what happened.
Who Was BTB Savage, the Rapper?
Brandon Tyrese Benford, who went by the name BTB Savage, was only 21 years old when he started making a name for himself in the music business. His first song, “Marilyn Manson,” which was made by DUVIN x chino and featured Veeze, got a lot of attention quickly and helped him build a fan base.
Rapper BTB’s video for “Savage Death”
The head of the Houston Police Department, Troy Finner, said that a fatal shooting did happen on March 30, but that there had only been one murder in the last year. Fans of the young rapper are shocked and heartbroken to hear about his death, which makes sense.
Rapper BTB Savage: Career
Brandon Tyrese Benford, aka BTB Savage, was born in San Antonio, Texas, on October 2, 2001. His real name is Brandon Tyrese Benford. He grew up in a rough neighborhood and got in trouble with the cops a lot as a child. Even so, he was a good singer, and in his late teens he started to work in hip-hop.
Rapper BTB Savage: Wikipedia
But BTB Savage was no stranger to trouble, even though he was successful early on. He had gotten into fights with other rappers more than once, and his songs often praised violence and crime. Many of his fans liked his raw, unfiltered style and the fact that he wasn’t afraid to talk about growing up on the streets.
The last video by rapper BTB Savage before he died
But it may have been an interview with the YouTube station VladTV that caused him to die too soon. BTB Savage talks in the video, which was posted just days before he died, about a scary time when he was almost robbed at gunpoint in his own home.
Biography of the rapper BTB Savage
He is honest about his fear and worry, and he says he thought about getting a gun to protect himself. Many people think that this interview could have been a role in his death because it came out just a few days before he died and was released at the same time.
Many people have used social media to share their sadness and memories of his songs and shows. Others are saying that the hip-hop community needs to stop with the violence and random acts of bullying. Some artists seem to enjoy the darker parts of life, which can sometimes lead to tragedy.