Did Polo G die? Fake news site sparks death rumours as new album drops

Olivia Olphin June 11, 2021

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Did Polo G die? Polo G’s new album Hall of Fame has just dropped on all streaming services today. However, some fans were confused as rumours spread on Twitter of the death of the famous rapper. We clear up all the conjecture and let you know about his hotly anticipated new music.

Did Polo G die? Rumours spread on social media

No, Polo G is not dead. The rapper is alive and well and even released a new album earlier today.

A rumour began on a prank news site Channel 46 News that Polo G was dead and had been the victim of a drive-by shooting.

However, these claims are completely unsubstantiated.

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This is not the first time that rumours have emerged surrounding the death of the rapper, as there was fan confusion in both 2019 and 2020.

Fans worry for the rapper on Twitter

While the original article alleging the death of Polo G is completely untrue, this did not stop the rumour from spreading across social media.

Fans of the rapper took to Twitter to voice their concerns.

However, fans soon realised that the rapper was still alive and that he was releasing new music today.

Polo G drops hotly anticipated new album

Polo G has just released his third studio album Hall Of Fame. This follows his previous successful albums The GOAT and Die A Legend from 2020 and 2019.

The new album has 20 tracks and contains collabs with artists such as Roddy Ricch, Nicki Minaj, Young Thug, Pop Smoke, DaBaby, Lil Wayne, Lil Durk and The Kid Laroi, to name a few.

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This incredible line up has fans completely obsessed with his new music.

Polo G, also known as Taurus Tremani Bartlett, is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois.

His songs Rapstar and Martin & Gina have 236 million and 282 million streams on Spotify.

We know we’re going to have this album on repeat for the foreseeable future!

Olivia Olphin is an English Literature graduate and a film and literature fanatic. She has many years of reviewing experience, recently working as accredited press for the London Film Festival. She has also written widely about culture and sex education, as well as LGBTQ+ and women's issues.