Memphis rapper Big Scarr dies at 22 as Gucci Mane confirms his passing with touching Instagram post

Memphis rapper Big Scarr has reportedly died at the age of 22.

The musician – born Alexander Woods – was reported dead by The Shaderoom on Thursday, and his passing was confirmed by rapper Gucci Mane, whose record label, Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records, he was signed to. 

The cause of Scarr’s death is currently unknown, and no confirmation has been given from police or local news.

Gone too soon: Memphis rapper Big Scarr – born Alexander Woods – has died at the age of 22, as reported by The Shaderoom on Thursday; Pictured May 28

‘This hurt,’ Gucci wrote underneath a carousel of snaps that featured the Memphis native, adding, ‘I’m a miss you @bigscarr.’ 

In one of Scarr’s recent Instagram posts, he shared that he was going on tour with Key Glock, who is also a rapper from Memphis, as part of his Glockoma Tour 2023.

Key Glock took to Twitter writing, ‘This s**t wicked wtf bruh!!!’ along with a broken heart emoji. 

'This hurts': The musician's passing was confirmed by rapper Gucci Mane, whose record label, Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records, he was signed to

‘This hurts’: The musician’s passing was confirmed by rapper Gucci Mane, whose record label, Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records, he was signed to

After the news began circulating online, Jamaican-American podcaster and YouTuber DJ Akademiks, 31, took to Twitter with a tribute, writing, ‘RIP Big Scarr.’ 

Scarr’s fellow 1017 label mate, Enchanting, also seemed to confirm the news via her Instagram Story.

‘Ion wanna talk. Sorry if I don’t answer. I just can’t,’ she posted, adding a broken heart emoji.

Unknown: The cause of Scarr's death is currently unknown, and no confirmation has been given from police or local news; Pictured October 17

Unknown: The cause of Scarr’s death is currently unknown, and no confirmation has been given from police or local news; Pictured October 17

She also shared a photo of the rapper writing, ‘My babbbyyy my best friend my son I love you forever & im so sorry,’ along with a broken heart emoji. 

She followed it up with a clip of the two hugging, and wrote, ‘I’ll do anything to hug you one more time.’ 

Renni Rucci also shared a tribute, writing ‘Damn Scarr’ with a sad face emoji. 

RIP: Jamaican-American podcaster and YouTuber DJ Akademiks, 31, took to Twitter with a tribute

RIP: Jamaican-American podcaster and YouTuber DJ Akademiks, 31, took to Twitter with a tribute 

Grieving: Scarr's fellow 1017 label mate, Enchanting, shared a photo of the rapper writing, 'My babbbyyy my best friend my son I love you forever & im so sorry'

Grieving: Scarr’s fellow 1017 label mate, Enchanting, shared a photo of the rapper writing, ‘My babbbyyy my best friend my son I love you forever & im so sorry’ 

Emotional: She followed it up with a clip of the two hugging, and wrote, 'I'll do anything to hug you one more time'

Emotional: She followed it up with a clip of the two hugging, and wrote, ‘I’ll do anything to hug you one more time’

Sad: Key Glock took to Twitter writing, 'This s**t wicked wtf bruh!!!' Along with a broken heart emoji

Sad: Key Glock took to Twitter writing, ‘This s**t wicked wtf bruh!!!’ Along with a broken heart emoji

Tribute: Renni Rucci also shared a tribute, writing 'Damn Scarr' with a sad face emoji

Tribute: Renni Rucci also shared a tribute, writing ‘Damn Scarr’ with a sad face emoji 

Born April 7, 2000, Big Scarr grew up in the Magnolia community of South Memphis. 

He started his rap career in 2019, when he released ‘Make a Play’ which quickly garnered popularity on YouTube.

Scarr was signed by Gucci Mane’s label in 2020. 

He is most well-known for his mixtape, titled Big Grim Reaper, which was released in 2021, with a deluxe edition following the next year.  

Career: Born April 7, 2000, Big Scarr grew up in South Memphis and started his rap career in 2019. He was signed by Gucci Mane's label in 2020; Pictured with Gucci Mane in 2021

Career: Born April 7, 2000, Big Scarr grew up in South Memphis and started his rap career in 2019. He was signed by Gucci Mane’s label in 2020; Pictured with Gucci Mane in 2021

The tape featured at number 25 on the Billboard 200, and sold 22,000 copies in its first week.

His death comes after the killings of two other Memphis rappers, Young Dolph and Snootie Wild. 

Young Dolph was killed in November 2021 while in Memphis, while Snootie Wild was shot in February while in Houston. 

Fame: The rap star is known for his mixtape titled Big Grim Reaper, which was released in 2021, and was gearing up for an upcoming tour with Key Glock; Pictured 2021

Fame: The rap star is known for his mixtape titled Big Grim Reaper, which was released in 2021, and was gearing up for an upcoming tour with Key Glock; Pictured 2021



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