Osama, 26, was involved in a shooting at the Crazy Horse strip club in Southwest Detroit at around 2:00 am local time. According to reports, two others were also wounded but have yet to be identified by the police.
In his reporting of the incident, Noisey writer Max de la Garza said that he’d spoken with a mutual friend of Dex’s who confirmed that the rapper had indeed passed away earlier today.
Meek Mill took to Instagram shortly after the incident to pay his respects.
Damn RIP YOUNGIN….. Had a lot of talks with you about getting out them streets and chasing ya dreams! I really believed in you and seen you putting on for Detroit! RIP @dex_osama 🙏🏾 for all my fellow young kings coming up tryna make it out, take ya time and think about where you want ya life to go! MAY GOD BLESS HIS SOUL! Never let them streets shatter ya dreams!!!
Other rappers also took to social media to offer their condolences.
Check out Dex Osama’s “Choppa” below, the rapper’s most viewed video on YouTube:
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