TRILL ENT. member and Louisana native 19-year-old rapper Melvin Vernell III, who was known to his fans as Lil Phat, was found shot dead at 6:40 pm yesterday in the 1001 block of Johnson Ferry Road here in Atlanta, GA.
Lil Phat , who was in the area to see his first born child at the near by Northside hospital was found in a car parked in a parking structure next to Northside Hospital Women’s Center. He was taken to nearby Northside Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses are believed to have seen two black men running out of the Parking deck on Hollis Drive. One in all black and the other man in red and black. The parking deck has video surveillance cameras that the police are currently reviewing.
Lil Phat was known best for his verse on the Trill Ent. hit “Independent” with Webbie and Lil Boosie. May Lil Phat Rest In Peace.
Here is Lil Phat’s video for his single “Countin Money”
What can we do to stop violence and teach the Value of Life in our Hip-Hop culture????
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