An affiliate of Playboi Carti, R5 Homixide, is
reportedly dead at 22. Fellow artist Problem Child 5
confirmed the news via Instagram on Monday
(August 23), writing: “Who tf gone watch my back
now. Take me with you twin.”
Another local rapper, Money Game Boo, also shared his grief on Instagram, writing in all caps,
“REST UP LIL BRO YOUR HEART WAS BIG AS THIS WORLD.
“LIL BRA PLEASE LIVE HIS LEGACY YOUR TEAM
DEPENDING ON YOU TWIN LOVE YA N-GGA SEE
YOU SOON TO LIVE YOUR BROTHER LEGACY.”
While no cause of death has been confirmed by his
family, chatter online suggests he committed suicide.
Born Rashad Dowdy, R5 Homixide was based in
Atlanta and considered a burgeoning rap star, having
just released his debut album, Gvnganati 3, in March