Big Scarr, an up-and-coming rapper from Memphis, Tennessee, has passed away.
He died Thursday at age 22.
The rapper’s death was confirmed in an Instagram post by Gucci Mane, the rapper and record producer who founded 1017 Records, WHBQ-TV reported. The musician’s cause of death has not been revealed.
“This hurts,” Mane posted on Instagram. “I’m a miss you.”
Big Scarr, whose real name was Alexander Woods, was born on April 7, 2000, in South Memphis. He reportedly got his nickname after being involved in a near-fatal automobile crash when he was 16, AllMusic reported.
He was known for his debut mixtape “Big Grim Reaper,” which was released in 2021, according to HipHopDX. The project featured notable tracks such as “SolcyBoyz 2″ and “Poppin,” according to music website XXL.
Woods also collaborated with record label colleagues Pooh Shiesty and Foogiano on several tracks, the website reported.
According to one of the rapper’s last Instagram posts, he was preparing to tour with fellow Memphis rapper, Key Glock, as part of his “Glockoma Tour 2023,” WHBQ reported.