Lil Loaded

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Lil Loaded
Birth nameDashawn Maurice Robertson
Born(2000-08-01)August 1, 2000
San Bernardino, California, U.S.
OriginDallas, Texas, U.S.
Died(2021-05-31)May 31, 2021 (age 20)
GenresHip hop, trap
LabelsEpic Records

Dashawn Maurice Robertson[1] (August 1, 2000[2] – May 31, 2021), known professionally as Lil Loaded, was an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and Internet personality. He rose to fame in the summer of 2019 after his song "6locc 6a6y" went viral.[3]

Career[change | change source]

Robertson started rapping in late 2018. He rose to prominence when YouTuber Tommy Craze included his song "6locc 6a6y" in a reaction video in which he watched YouTube music videos with 0 views. "6locc 6a6y" received over 28 million views on YouTube, and was later certified gold.[1][4] Robertson later released "Gang Unit", which garnered more than 39 million YouTube views.[1]

After his "6locc 6a6y" hit, Robertson signed with Epic Records.[4] Robertson released his debut mixtape 6locc 6a6y in 2019,[4] and his debut studio album A Demon in 6lue and second mixtape CRIPTAPE in 2020.[5]

Personal life[change | change source]

In the summer of 2020, Robertson did an Instagram Live stream from a hospital bed, saying he had been shot.[6] On October 25, 2020, Robertson allegedly shot and killed a friend, 18-year-old Khalia Walker, while recording a music video.[7][6] Robertson turned himself in to police on November 9, 2020, after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was indicted on a lesser charge of manslaughter in connection with the incident in February 2021.[6]

Death[change | change source]

Robertson died on May 31, 2021, at the age of 20.[3] He was facing a manslaughter charge in a fatal shooting last year. His attorney, Ashkan Mehryari stated that Lil Loaded died by committing suicide.[8]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
Heat.
A Demon in 6lue
  • Released: October 9, 2020[9]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
19
[10]

Mixtapes[change | change source]

Title Mixtape details
6locc 6a6y[11]
  • Released: December 6, 2019
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Criptape[12]
  • Released: December 11, 2020
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download, streaming

Singles[change | change source]

Title Year Certifications Album(s)
"6locc 6a6y"[13]
(solo or remix featuring NLE Choppa)
2019 6locc 6a6y and A Demon in 6lue
"Gang Unit"[15]
(solo or remix featuring YG)
"While I'm Here"[16]
(featuring Polo G)
2020 A Demon in 6lue

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Noble, Alex (May 31, 2021). "Rapper Lil Loaded Dies at 20". The Wrap. Retrieved May 31, 2021.
  2. "Lil Loaded on Genius". Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Steele, Tom (May 31, 2021). "Dallas rapper Lil Loaded has died, officials confirm". Dallas News. Retrieved May 31, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Skelton, Eric (March 12, 2020). "Lil Loaded Is Blowing Up On YouTube With Hard-Hitting Street Anthems". Complex. Retrieved May 31, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. Saponara, Michael (May 31, 2021). "Dallas Rapper Lil Loaded Has Died At 20". HipHopDX. Retrieved May 31, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Setaro, Shawn (November 10, 2020). "Dallas Rapper Lil Loaded Arrested for Murder". Complex.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. Sapienza, Brandon (May 31, 2021). "Dallas rapper Lil Loaded dies at age 20: report". New York Daily News. Retrieved May 31, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. "How Did Lil Loaded Die? | Rapper Lil Loaded's Death Cause – BollyTrendz". Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  9. "Lil Loaded Drops "A Demon In 6lue" Ft. Polo G & YG". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. "Heatseekers Albums Chart: Week of October 24, 2020". Billboard. Retrieved June 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. "Lil Loaded (Rapper) Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Death Cause – BollyTrendz". Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  12. "Lil Loaded Drops "CripTape" Project Ft. Pooh Shiesty, Hotboii, BigKayBeezy". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. "Lil Loaded & NLE Choppa Link Up On "6locc 6a6y" Remix". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  14. "American certifications – Lil Loaded". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  15. "Lil Loaded Enlists YG For The Remix To "Gang Unit"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. "Lil Loaded Enlists Polo G For Reflective New Single "While I'm Here"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)