‘8 Mile’ Actor Who Battled Eminem In Movie Has Reportedly Passed Away

Nashawn Breedlove, who is known for his role as Lotto in 8 Mile, has reportedly passed away.

On Monday (Sept. 25), Mickey Factz took to Instagram to pay tribute to the actor. “RIP to one of the few emcee’s to beat Eminem… Lotto from 8 Mile. [Whose] friends lovingly called him OX. You will be missed for your tenacity and aggressiveness,” he wrote, alongside a clip with the 2002 battle rap movie.

Battle rapper Daylyt, Pete Rock, Onyx and Grafh also reacted to Breedlove’s passing in the comments section of the post. Further details about this news has yet to announced and no one has confirmed anything on Breedlove’s own social media accounts.

In other related news, as previously reported by HOT 97, Eminem’s longtime stunt double, Ryan Shepard, passed away at age 40 earlier this year.