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Who was Edot Baby? Harlem Drill Rapper Passes Away at 17

Edot Baby is no longer with us. The sudden death of the rapper has shocked his fans all over the world and left them devastated. He was an upcoming star in the New York hip-hop scene.

The Ride The O crooner passed away at the young age of 17. The news of his death was shared by OnSmash on Friday, November 4, 2022. Continue reading further to know the cause behind the death of the rapper Edot Baby.

Who was Edot Baby?

Edot Baby was a rapper by profession. He was originally from the Sugar Hill neighborhood in Harlem, New York City. He was born on February 7, 2005. At the time of his death, he was 17.

The drill rapper dropped his first studio album titled, E With The Dot on March 18, 2022.  He garnered the attention of the fans after he released his singles Ride The O, Friday Night, and Ready 4 War. Some of his popular songs include Reminiscing, Eyes Open, Faster, and Don’t Play.

Last year, during an interview with Off The Radar, the budding rapper spilled the beans on what inspired him to create music and he even talked about a collaboration record with Dusty Locane.

At that time, Egot said, “For me, it was the melodic rappers growing up. When you’re in New York, it’s [drill music] all around you. Being that it’s all around you, I thought why not? Let me give it a try.”

Baby also told the media outlet, “I’m working on my own sound. One thing I try to be heavy on is my bars. Even if I’m not melodic, I want to have the best bars.” As per a report by The U.S. Sun, while growing up, he looked up to rappers such as Young Thug, Lil Baby, and NBA YounBoy.

Edot Baby was very active on social media as well

Edot Baby was active on social media and he had a good fanbase. He had more than 199k followers on the social media platform Instagram. Apart from this, he also had a YouTube channel. He boasted a fanbase of 746,000 subscribers on the video-sharing platform.

The rapper shared updates about his upcoming music on his respective social media handles like Instagram. His Instagram bio reads, ‘Problem Child’.

What was the cause behind the death of rapper Edot Baby?

On November 4, 2022, OnSmash reported the unfortunate news of the rapper’s passing away. The media outlet went on to say that “many close friends of the Sugar Hill native confirmed” the sad news.

The publication has stated that Edot Baby allegedly passed away from a self-inflicted wound to his head. He was taken to a nearby hospital in Harlem where he was pronounced dead. As of this moment, Edot’s family has not revealed the official cause of his death.

We send our deepest condolences to the friends and family members of Edot Baby during this difficult time. May the departed soul rest in peace. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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