Reports reaching DancehallHipHop is that Former Cash Money Records’ artist Magnolia Shorty was recently shot and killed in New Orleans.
According to AllHipHop.com sources, Magnolia Shorty was shot at least 26 times in her new Orleans neighborhood.
She was given her rap name by late rapper Magnolia Slim, who also hailed from the notorious Magnolia housing projects.
She was discovered by Cash Money head Bryan “Birdman” Willis.
Magnolia Shorty, Renetta Lowe, was also the second female artist to sign with Cash Money Records.
Just months before her death, Magnolia Shorty was a featured artist at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.
“I wanted to be a rapper. I’ve been rapping since I was 12 years old,” Magnolia Shorty told Spinner.com. “I was working on mix tapes and my verse while rapping at block parties. I eventually got introduced to Cash Money Records and we just went from there.”
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