Trouble DTE, an Atlanta rapper, is said to have died at the age of 35. According to multiple accounts, the Atlanta rapper, whose real name was Mariel Semonté Orr, was shot and died Sunday morning (June 5).
His sister, as well as his ex-girlfriend, Alexis Skyy, confirmed the terrible news. She shared a Trouble tweet he wrote just weeks ago after finding out:
“Life is short af dawg smh. Neva knows when your motherfucker is gonna be called! Move with grace. Be grateful. Forgive – don’t forget. I love you. Respect life! no matter when! On Lord.
Authorities have now issued a warrant for a 33-year-old suspect, Jamichael Jones, who may have committed the homicide.
Meanwhile, tributes to the rapper are pouring in on social media.
Mike WILL Made-It, who signed Trouble with EarDrummers Entertainment in 2017, was among those who mourned his passing.
More details on the murder of rapper Trouble
Sheriff Canty said Jamichael Jones, 33, of Atlanta, is wanted for murder, home invasion and aggravated assault. Jones, the suspect, was involved in a “domestic crisis” with the woman Trouble was visiting, according to Canty, and he and Trouble never met.
He allegedly broke into the woman’s house and opened fire, hitting Trouble in the chest once, according to Canty. On the spot, he was declared dead. The woman, who was not recognized, was not injured.
Although no arrests have been made, the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office has obtained warrants for a suspect identified as Jamichael Jones, 33, of Atlanta, in connection with the murder.
Jones is wanted for aggravated assault, felony murder and home invasion. He is believed to be in the Atlanta and Jonesboro, Georgia areas, according to authorities.
At a Sunday evening press conference, spokeswoman Jedidia Canty said the shooting was an isolated incident that appeared to be domestic.
She went on to say that Trouble and Jones knew the woman they were visiting in the apartment complex.
Exploring the late rapper’s legacy
Mariel Semonté Orr, or Trouble, was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 4, 1987. He has always been passionate about hip-hop. He always aspired to be a big superstar and to show his friends and family that he can work hard and achieve his goals no matter what.
He started rapping very young. He became interested in hip-hop at the age of fourteen. Rapper DTE’s musical career spanned a decade, beginning in April 2011 with the release of his mixtape December 17. In 2011, he began his professional career as a rapper. His net worth over the past 11 years is estimated to have reached $1 million.
However, throughout his career, he gained a lot of names, fame and money. In the process, he made a lot of enemies.
On December 17, 2011, he released his first mixtape, which ranked #23 on Complex magazine’s list of the top 25 mixtapes of 2011. The mixtape included the song bussinwhich was remixed by rappers Yo Gotti, Waka Flocka Flame and Trae tha Truth.
It was featured on Lupe Fiasco’s 2015 album Tetsuo & Youth, along with Glasses Malone, Trae tha Truth, Billy Blue, Buk and Fam-Lay on the song. Chopper. He made a guest appearance on rapper YFN Lucci’s song Key to the streets in 2016, which peaked at number 70 on the Billboard Hot 100.
However, rapper and record label Veli Sosa filmed a music video for Directly from his 2016 mixtape Skoobzilla Kanye Like a featuring Reese DaGreat in North Carolina in March 2016.
He was a married man. He had a son in 2017. He was arrested for drug possession. He was released in 2018 and the same year he bought a house for his parents.