Sad: ‘We Ready’ Rapper Archie Eversole Fatally Shot By His Brother 

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According to news sources, an Atlanta rapper, Archie Eversole, was fatally shot. The gunman was his brother, according to DeKalb County police.

Police officials say that Archie (birth name Arthur), was shot on March 25 on Golf Vista Circle at a Chevron gas station. He was taken to a nearby hospital but unfortunately died on April 3, TMZ confirmed with a family member. Archie’s official cause of death hasn’t been revealed as of yet. 

Investigators say Eversole’s brother, Alexander Kraus, shot him and has been arrested got murder. He’s currently in Dekalb County Jail. A motive hasn’t publically been revealed. 

Archie is known for his hit single “We Ready” ft. Bubba Sparxxx. The song became one of the most popular anthems at football games and other sporting events, according to TMZ.

When Archie was 17, he recorded his first album, Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style, and it went gold. In 2018, Archie was selected by the soccer team Atlanta United to write their theme song, “United We Conquer.”

The story is still developing. Fans spoke out on social media. One online user called Archie, “an energetic rapper who crafted a song and anthem which will outlive and still be wholly southern and Atlanta.” 


Archie was only 37. Our hearts and prayers are with his family, friends, and supporters. We’ll keep you updated as new details become available.