by TV One Interns

September 21, 2016

It’s a sad day for Atlanta and hip hop fans everywhere. Carlos Walker, also known as Shawty Lo, was killed this morning in a car crash in his hometown of Atlanta, reports Pitchfork. He was 40 years old.

Around 2am ET, Walker’s car crashed into a highway guardrail and then into multiple trees. He was ejected from his car that soon caught fire. Two surviving passengers were removed from the car and taken to the hospital.

Fans took to Twitter to quote some of his songs and talk about his legacy



Shawty Lo’s legacy will forever live on. We will never forget the summer anthems he gave us.