Woadie2live death rumours spread online as fans mourn rapper

Olivia Olphin September 7, 2021

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News of the death of Dallas rapper Woadie2live has been shared online today. Fans and friends of the musician took to social media to share their thoughts and prayers after his death. We take a closer look at exactly what happened, and pay our respects to the young rapper.

Who was Woadie2live?

Woadie2live was a rapper from Dallas, Texas. His real name was Tylynn Dawayne Payton Walter and he was 21 years old.

He is well known for songs such as First Day Out, Whole Lotta Money and Mission Failed. The Texas-based rapper also released two albums in 2020, The Real Jugg Baby and Two Foe.

He had 37k followers on his Instagram account and often posted about living the rapper lifestyle, including money, guns and cars.

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Are the Woadie2live death rumours a hoax?

Unfortunately not. Rumours started circulating on social media that rapper Woadie2live was killed last night outside a club.

That news was confirmed by 5NBC which stated Tylynn Dawayne Payton Walker had been shot in the early hours of the morning near the FiveAM theatre.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition where he later passed away from his injuries.

Woadie2live was reportedly seeing a woman named Asian. She shared a photo of them together, with the post also confirming he had passed away.

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A 23-year-old named Bailey Phillips, also known as rapper Bandman Fari, was taken into custody in connection with the shooting.

According to police, Phillips was subsequently transported to the Dallas County Jail and booked for murder. 

The incident is still under investigation, police told 5NBC.

There has been no official statement about the young rapper’s death from family or friends. However, Woadie’s brother Paco has asked fans to respect the privacy of their family at this time.

Fans react to death announcement on social media

Fans of the rapper couldn’t believe he had passed away. They have taken to social media to share their respects.

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We send our condolences to the family and friends of Woadie2live at this difficult time.

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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.