Chicago Rapper Fredo Santana Dead at 27

Ruben Ruiz
January 21, 2018

He was 27 years old. Texas MC Maxo Kream was among the first to post about Santana's passing, writing, "Damn man I'm lost for words right now I'm cryin my ass off Fredo I love yu Bitch RIP a real Savage".

Chicago rapper Fredo Santana died Friday night, January 19 as the result of a seizure. Here are five things you should know about the late Chicago-based artist in the wake of his tragic death.

The site reports that Santana was found in his Los Angeles home by his girlfriend at 11:30 p.m. yesterday evening (January 19).

Back in October, Santana shared with his loyal followers on Instagram that he was taken to the hospital and diagnosed with both kidney and liver failure. "Thanks for everyone who prayed for a nigga I wouldn't wish this on my worse enemy". The rapper has also talked openly about having an addiction to lean, which may have contributed to his health issues.

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Lean, also known as sizzurp or purple drank, can cause seizures.

Santana has been linked to some of the biggest names in hip hop, including his cousin Chief Keef. Since 2012, he's released nine mixtapes, and his debut album Trappin' Ain't Dead in 2012, which included a feature from Kendrick Lamar.

HollywoodLifers, our hearts are broken for Fredo's family, friends and fans.

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