Prayers up for Earl Swavey’s family and fans.
Swavey, most known for his song, “Hit Yo Ricky,” passed away. The heartbreaking news was confirmed with Pitchfork and the rapper’s representatives.
Some reports, like NYDN, say Swavey died after being shot at a party. However, Pitchfork didn’t note a cause of death.
Swavey was only 26. He grew up in South Los Angeles. He was also the protégé of the late A$AP Yams.
Take a look at reactions online:
Slim400, Drakeo & Earl Swavey all killed in less than a month, what the fuck is going on in LA
— RJE (@espocrespo) January 10, 2022
Crazy bro sum good memories w u fsholy , another LA legend gone too soon.. Rest in power earl swavey pic.twitter.com/OBj2yBHEgS
— FENIX (@fenix_flexin) January 10, 2022
Rest In Peace to the great Earl Swavey
— vince (@vincestaples) January 10, 2022
Check out his 2021 releases: