How did WizDaWizard die? South Florida rapper, 24, found dead at Hallandate beach

'There’s going to be detectives reaching out to family, friends, trying to get some more information,' Hallandale Beach police Capt Megan Jones said


                            How did WizDaWizard die? South Florida rapper, 24, found dead at Hallandate beach
WizDaWizard found dead at Hallandate beach (Courtesy: @dill35mm/Instagram)
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Rapper WizDaWizard has reportedly died as famous YouTuber King Cid leads tributes. Reports of the rapper's passing began circulating on Friday, September 17, morning, however, cops have not yet confirmed the news.

The artist appeared to be active on his Instagram stories just hours before his alleged death, reposting images of himself from his timeline. "If u thuggin young n**** keep yo dracs up," the artist wrote alongside a photograph of himself topless next to an Audi. He also posted a photograph of himself as a child with a family member with the caption: "Ion think Dey a Eva under stand us." The picture was posted just 14 hours before rumors of his death circulated. Friends and fans quickly started flooding the post with condolences after the news broke.

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"SMH fam this bet not be true," one wrote, while another said "ain't no way." YouTuber King Cid lead the tributes, posting a video of himself with WizDaWizard. "Damn Bra This Can't Be True," he wrote. "You was just telling us how good things were getting... a real -emoji- you was destined," alongside the hashtag RIP. No Jumper host Adam22 also confirmed the rapper's passing, writing: "RIP Wiz Da Wizard."

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“When you suspect it might be a family member of yours, or a loved one, you would want to try to confirm that for yourself,” Hallandale Beach police Capt Megan Jones said. “It wasn’t anything malicious or ill will. It was just trying to get their own confirmation.” “There’s going to be detectives reaching out to the family, friends, trying to get some more information,” Jones said. “We’re making a plea to the public at this time that if anyone has any information that could help us assist with a suspect then that would be greatly appreciated.”

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Born on June 24, 1997, WizDaWizard is a rapper out of Broward County, Florida. He is widely recognized for being part of Kodak Black's rap group, Sniper Gang. WizDaWizard, Sykobob and Wam SpinThaBin all appeared on Kodak's single Righteous Reapers. The Floridian rappers perform their non-fiction verses in a church under heavy red lighting in the music video. The trio is also seen delivering their hard-hitting subject matter at an unknown outside location. WizDaWizard boasts over 23,000 subscribers on YouTube and over 160k on Instagram. The rapper gained traction with his singles Chief Keef Flow and Don Dada's.

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