Young Greatness Shot & Killed

It’s being reported that Young Greatness, a New Orleans rapper best known for his breakout single “Moolah,” has passed away after being involved in a shooting outside of an Elysian Fields Waffle House.

Greatness, real name Theodore Jones, was the victim of a shooting in New Orleans at approximately 1:35 AM this morning. The artist’s most popular song had reached the Billboard Hot 100, gaining him fame in his city and allowing him to pursue a career as a musician. He most recently released “Paper” in April, which we outlined as a HotNewHipHop premiere. Many have been reaching out to extend their condolences to the 34-year-old’s family and friends, including Young Dolph and others.

According to WWL, no persons of interest have been identified. A motive is also yet to be determined. When police arrived on the scene, Young Greatness had been struck with a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime.