It is tragic news to hear that New York rapper Fred the Godson died at the age of 35 from the coronavirus. His representative approached Complex and confirmed the unfortunate update. According to the outlet, Fred the Godson first shared the news that he had contracted the coronavirus on April 6 via Instagram. He captioned the photo: “I’m here with this Corvus 19 s ** t! Please keep all your prayers! »
The rapper originated in the Bronx and his real name was Frederick Thomas, according to the New York Post . His wife, LeeAnn Jemmott, updated News 12 on her husband’s condition on April 8, saying, “It was as if he had left and was going to die, that’s all. I don’t even know how I felt, I just felt like I was going to die.
Jemmott spoke of the two daughters he shared with Fred the Godson saying, “We need him as if he were our strength, he’s our good vibes, our positivity.”
Their social networks are now full of loving messages of condolence. Someone wrote on Instagram: «Love. Rest in peace brother. It doesn’t even seem real.
The many projects of Fred the Godson
Fred the Godson was a big problem in the New York rap world. According to NBC, Fred released his first mixtape in 2010 called Armageddon. Then, according to Complejo, he entered the scene in a big way in 2011, when “he appeared on the XXL Cover of first year with artists such as Kendrick Lamar and Mac Miller”. He also collaborated with Diddy, Meek Mill and Pusha-T, for Complex. According to the outlet, surprisingly, despite Fred’s success, he never signed a label.
Although the exact net worth figure of Fred the Godson is unclear, it is obvious that the rapper was highly successful and very prolific throughout his life. According to Complex, “This year alone, Fred the Godson released a solo project as well as a collaborative release with Jay Pharoah.” In March 2024, Fred posted about his new tape, Recovery, which he promoted on Instagram.
The New York Times called Fred the Godson a “trustworthy and forceful presence,” and praised his ability to make words do what he wanted: “Two-way, homophones, namesakes, assonance: always found a way to rhyme.”.