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Quality Control artist Lil Marlo, 30, killed on Interstate 285 in Downtown Atlanta

According to multiple news outlets, Lil Marlo—real name Rudolph Johnson—was shot dead in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office reports he was driving on Interstate 285 when it happened. At this time, it is unclear who killed the Quality Control recording artist, but our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and the label. Rudolph leaves behind two children, a daughter and a son. He was thirty-years-old.

Written by Richardine Bartee

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