Shawty Lo, American hip-hop musician, Died at 40

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Carlos Walker was born on March 31, 1976, and died on September 21, 2016.

He was better known by his stage name Shawty Lo.

He was an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia.

He was a founding member of the Southern hip hop group D4L and in 2003, founded D4L Records.

Carlos Walker was perhaps best known for his debut single “Dey Know”, which was included on his solo debut album Units in the City, released in February 2008.

During June 2011, he announced he had signed his D4L imprint to fellow American rapper 50 Cent’s subsidiary label G-Unit South Records, in a joint venture deal.

When he was 17, Carlos had fathered his first child, and his grandmother died.

Shawty Lo would announce that he had diabetes, on June 16, 2011

He has a total of 11 children: nine daughters and two sons from ten women.

Carlos Walker was killed in a single-car accident in Fulton County, Georgia.

The incident happened around 2:20 AM when Shawty Lo’s car went over a guardrail, hit two trees, and caught on fire; he was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Carlos Walker passed away at 40 years old.