Fredo Santana

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Fredo Santana
Birth nameDerrick Coleman[1]
Born(1990-07-04)July 4, 1990[2]
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedJanuary 19, 2018(2018-01-19) (aged 27)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[3]
GenresHip hop, drill, trap
OccupationsRapper
Years active2011–2018
LabelsSavage Squad Records
Associated actsChief Keef, SD, Lil Durk, Lil Reese, G Herbo, Lil Bibby
Websitewww.ssrbrand.com

Derrick Coleman (July 4, 1990 – January 19, 2018), better known by his stage name Fredo Santana, was an American rapper. He was the older cousin of Chicago rapper Chief Keef.[4] His debut studio album Trappin Ain't Dead was released on October 31, 2013 via Savage Squad.[5] He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

On July 9, 2014, he revealed the track list for his upcoming album Walking Legend.[6]

Santana died of kidney failure complicated from a seizure on January 19, 2018 in Los Angeles at the age of 27.[7]

Studio albums[change | change source]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US US R&B/HH
[8]
US
Rap
Trappin Ain't Dead
  • Released: October 31, 2013
  • Label: Savage Squad Records
  • Formats: Digital download
45
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gale, Alex. "Chief Keef Could Earn Up to $6 Million From Record Deal | News". BET. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
  2. "FREDO SANTANA SSR on Twitter: "My birthday is 2ma not today đ&#x;˜?"". Twitter.com. 2014-07-03. Retrieved 2015-09-29.
  3. "Rapper Fredo Santana Dead from Fatal Seizure". TMZ. January 20, 2018. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  4. "Chief Keef RedEye Interview in Chicago". YouTube. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
  5. Ramirez, Erika Fredo Santana Debuts Kendrick Lamar-Assisted Song, 'Jealous': Listen Billboard. May 30, 2015
  6. "Fredo Santana Reveals Tracklist And Cover Art For "Walking Legend"". Hotnewhiphop.com. 2014-07-09. Retrieved 2015-09-29.
  7. McBride, Jessica (20 January 2018). "Fredo Santana Cause of Death: How Did the Rapper Die?".
  8. "Fredo Santana Chart History: Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2 December 2017.