The music industry is mourning the death of Atlanta rapper Trouble after he was fatally shot early Sunday morning. According to reports, the suspected shooter was likely involved in a domestic dispute with a woman the rapper was found with. The tragic details inside….
Atlanta rapper Trouble (real name Mariel Semonte Orr) was shot and killed in what the police describe as a “domestic situation”. According to reports, Trouble was found on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound on Sunday (June 5th) at 3:20am outside of Lake St. James Apartments in Conyers, GA. Sadly, the 34-year-old, who was also known as Skoob, was pronounced dead on the scene.
During a recent press conference, Rockdale County Sheriff's spokesperson Jedidia Canty revealed they have secured arrest warrants for the suspected shooter, identified as Jamichael Jones (below), in relation to the murder. He is not yet in custody.
The sheriff’s office shared Trouble was visiting a “female friend” at the complex. While there, things turned into a "domestic situation" when Jamichael showed up.
“What we know and what I can tell you is that Mr. Mariel Orr was visiting a female friend at the apartment complex and Mr. Jamichael Jones did know the female and it was a domestic situation,” said Rockdale County Public Information Officer Jedidia Canty. “I know there are a lot of people that are really upset right now about the situation.”
There's speculation on Instagram that Jarmichael was stalking the woman before he shot Trouble.
Trouble’s last social media posts are so eerie. On IG Stories, he posted a video about how to deal with a woman who is dealing with another man, leaving fans to believe he may have been speaking about his current “situationship” with a chick. He shared how he doesn’t take some women seriously because she’s having sex with 2-3 other men and thinks he doesn’t know about it:
Screen-recordings of Trouble’s last IG Stories hours before he was killed have been circulating online. In one clip, the rapper is seemingly with a woman at a bar having shots.
On Saturday (June 4th), Trouble - who was signed to Def Jam - tweeted “Its toooooooo many 12 of for me tonight IM GOIN HOME… Yall move smoove outchea”.
Its toooooooo many 12 of for me tonight IM GOIN HOME
Yall move smoove outchea
— Trouble (@TroubleDTE) June 4, 2022
12 is a reference to police.
Three weeks ago, he shared a post about living life like it’s your last day:
Life short af dawg smh
Neva know when yo numBa gon Be called! Move wit grace
Forgive - Dont forget..
Love yo ppl n make sho dey know!!
Respect yo ppl Respect life!
It can Be all ova anyday!
— Trouble (@TroubleDTE) May 14, 2022
Life short af dawg smh,” he tweeted.“Neva know when yo numBa gon Be called! Move wit grace. Be grateful. Forgive - Dont forget.. Love yo ppl n make sho dey know!! Respect yo ppl Respect life! It can Be all ova anyday! On Lord.”
Wow. It's almost as if he could feel it or something.
In a statement on Sunday, Trouble’s label Def Jam wrote on Instagram “Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble. A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Scoob.”
Before Trouble’s death was confirmed by authorities, his ex-girlfriend Alexis Sky posted on social media about his death, sending condolences to his family.
"Rip @TroubleDTE I’m so sorry this happen to you Skoob. You didn’t deserve this. I’m praying for your kids and family,” she tweeted. In another post, she said she was praying for everyone.
Bow Wow sent his condolences to the rapper’s family, writing on IG Stories, “Trouble was my dawg! Pulled up anywhere I was at, didn't care if it was last minute, he was there. I can't believe this... What is going on, man! My condolences to his family. Bro had kids man!"
Rappers T.I., Gucci Mane and 2 Chainz also sent their condolences:
— T.I. (@Tip) June 5, 2022
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) June 5, 2022
Trouble made his musical debut in 2011 with the release of his mixtape December 17, but it wasn’t until he hopped on YFN Lucci’s “Key To The Streets” that he found mainstream success. He has appeared on tracks with Migos, Drake, 2 Chainz, Lupe Fiasco, Trae the Truth, and he also landed on XXL magazine's "15 Atlanta Rappers You Should Know" list in 2013. Several Atlanta rappers have died recently including Lil Keed.
We send our heartfelt condolences and hearts to Trouble’s family, friends and fans during this impossible time.
Photo: Trouble's IG