Fred The Godson Dies After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

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Fred The Godson has died after testing positive for coronavirus, a source close to XXL has confirmed. He was just 35 years old.

Popular New York City DJ DJ Self also announced the news on Instagram on Thursday (April 23). “Was loved by many never heard one bad thing about you RIP @fredthegodsonmusic Sleep Well my brother,” Self wrote.

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Was loved by many never heard one bad thing about you RIP @fredthegodsonmusic Sleep Well my brother 🙏🏾

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The Bronx rapper shared his positive coronavirus status via social media on April 6. “I’m in here with this Covid-19 shit! Please keep me in y’all prayers!!! #GodIsGreat,” Fred wrote in a tweet, which included a photo of him wearing a ventilator

He was gone too soon. Fred the Godson a respected emcee with bars for days, a husband, father and family man. His future was going to be very bright. But now he’s amongst the fallen legends we’ve lost this year.

This covid19 is no joke, stay home, be safe, eat right and most importantly, PRAY.

Rest In Peace Fred The Godson.

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