Big Scarr, a Memphis rapper, dies at age 22 – Gucci Mane acknowledges his death with an emotional Instagram post that reads, “This hurts.”
Thursday, The Shaderoom revealed the musician’s passing.
It was confirmed by the rapper Gucci Mane, to whose record label Scarr was signed. Scarr, whose birth name was Alexander Woods, died of an unexplained reason.
Gucci added the phrases “This hurts” and “I’m going to miss you @bigscarr” to a carousel of photographs of the Memphis native.
The rapper was planning for a tour with Key Glock and was most well-known for his 2021 mixtape, Big Grim Reaper.
The rapper Gucci Mane, whose record company was the artist’s, Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records, confirmed the musician’s death on Thursday after The Shaderoom first reported it. Neither the local news nor the police has confirmed Scarr’s cause of death at this time.
Gucci followed a slideshow of images of the Memphis native with the phrase “This hurts” and the hashtag “@bigscarr.” Recently, Scarr revealed on Instagram that he would be touring with fellow Memphis rapper Key Glock as part of the Glockoma Tour 2023.
Key Glock said on Twitter, accompanied by a sad heart emoji, “This s**t is nasty wtf buddy!” DJ Akademiks, a 31-year-old Jamaican-American podcaster and YouTuber, paid tribute to Big Scarr on Twitter when the news began to circulate online. He said, “Rest in peace, Big Scarr”
Enchanting, another member of the 1017 label alongside Scarr, appeared to confirm the information via her Instagram Story. I wish to converse. I’m sorry if I don’t respond. She posted “I just can’t” alongside a broken heart emoji. She also tweeted a photo of the rapper with the comment, “My babbbyyy my best buddy my baby I love you forever & I’m so sorry.”
She said after releasing a video of the two cuddlings, “I’ll do everything to hug you again.”
Renni Rucci paid his respects by writing “Damn Scarr” and a sad emoticon.
Big Scarr was born on April 7, 2000, and raised in the South Memphis community of Magnolia.
His rap career began in 2019 when he released “Make a Play,” a song that quickly rose to prominence on YouTube and became his first single.
Gucci Mane’s label signed Scarr in 2020.
Big Grim Reaper, a mixtape released in 2021 and followed by a deluxe edition the following year, is what brought him to prominence.
The tape opened at number 25 on the Billboard 200 with initial sales of 22,000 copies.
His passing follows the deaths of two notable Memphis rappers, Young Dolph and Snootie Wild.
While Snootie Wild was murdered in Houston in February 2021, Young Dolph was murdered in Memphis in November 2021.
Memphis Rapper, Big Scarr, passes on aged 22 years.
Numerous sources have hinted that he died of a drug overdose. He was a promising young Rapper.
— KISS TV KENYA (@KeepItKiss) December 23, 2022
Memphis rapper Big Scarr has passed away. He was 22 years old. RIP 🙏🕊️ pic.twitter.com/0P5FMtAO8v
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) December 23, 2022
Big Scarr use to be jus naturally funny. Ain’t no way man pic.twitter.com/daB3QZOUvg
— GLOCK (@GlockRivers) December 23, 2022
Memphis rapper Big Scarr has passed away. RIP 🙏🏾🕊 pic.twitter.com/EXql2lICYv
— SAY CHEESE! 👄🧀 (@SaycheeseDGTL) December 23, 2022