August 08 death reason: What happened to the rapper who helped Justin Bieber write 'Sorry'?
Apart from being a famous rapper himself, August 08 had helped pop star Justin Beiber to write his hit song 'Sorry'.-
In what came as a shock & disheartening for millions of fans, famous rapper August 08 died at the age of 31 on August 26. August 08 whose real name is Ray Davon Jacobs died recently which was confirmed by his sister. Apart from being a famous rapper himself, August 08 had helped pop star Justin Beiber to write his hit song 'Sorry'. The 31-year-old rapper also worked as a producer for Def Jam Records. With August 08 death has been confirmed by his sister quoted by multiple US media, fans are pouring their tribute on social media. However, a section of media are also curious to know about August 08 death reason or simply asking what happened to August 08. Below is everything we know so far-
August 08 death
The rapper's sister LaSherry McKinney took to her Instagram and wrote, "As we all try to press through understand that we all come here to serve a soul purpose. I find comfort in knowing that my brother lived a full life of abundance. He was able to travel the world, and touch millions of people while fulfilling his soul purpose as a musician." Following his sister, the Def Jam rapper's family in their statement wrote, "It's with our deepest sorrow that we announce the death of our beloved son, brother, uncle, singer, songwriter and mentor... Ray Davon Jacobs... also known as August 08. He will continue to blossom and spread his love through music. With love, August's mom Mena."
Apart from Justin Bieber, August 08 from Los Angeles, co-wrote DJ Khaled's chart-topper I'm The One as well as Fashion Week by Wale and G-Easy. Talking about August 08, the rapper was introduced to music by his cousins, and together they would use the software Fruit Loops to create tunes. Notably, before working with Def Jam, August 08 previously signed with music company 88rising. August 08 described the musician as a "talented genius" in an emotional tribute on social media.
Talking about August 08 death reason or August 08 cause of death, his family has kept it under wraps even prominent US media organizations were not able to find out. Therefore, True Scoop News will update about August 08 cause of death as soon as it gets an update.
How did fans react?
A user wrote, "Rest in piece @august08 . Fr such an inspiration to me when I first started making music. This video was back from the first HITC show ever in NYC 2018. Impacted my life and career ever since."
Rest in piece @august08 . Fr such an inspiration to me when I first started making music. This video was back from the first HITC show ever in NYC 2018. Impacted my life and career ever since pic.twitter.com/nzmEeXiHe3— Raymond Ge (@Raymond__Ge) August 30, 2023
Another user wrote, "@august08 I pray for you’re family and loved ones. You’re music will continue on and inspire others. RIP."