FBG Duck is dead, according to various sources.
The 26-year-old rapper, whose real name is Carlton D. Weekly, reportedly died away after he was shot in Chicago, on Tuesday. Shortly after the incident, several people took to social media to ask for prayers and well-wishes for him. His death was reported on Twitter a short while later.
"Popular rapper FBG Duck has just been pronounced dead after being shot in the Gold Coast an hour ago. Prayers up for his family, bring justice to them after this senseless act," former mayoral candidate Ja'Mal Green tweeted.
"It hurts to watch Chicago's young people watch not only their friends but their favorite rappers die from senseless gun violence. We really have to get our city together if we want to have a better future. Rest In Peace FBG Duck," Green continued.
As fans commented on Green's Twitter thread, wondering if the news was true, Green responded saying that he got the information "directly from the source."
The news was also confirmed by DJ Akademiks.
"FBG DUCK pronounced dead at [the] hospital after being shot in downtown Chicago," he tweeted.