RIP: ‘Hit Yo Ricky’ Rapper Earl Swavey Passed Away

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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.

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