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Earlier this morning, we reported that Chicago rapper, Fredo Santana, passed away at the age of 27.

According to an article published on TMZ, family members of Santana say he died after suffering a seizure last night. The rapper has suffered from seizures in the past, in addition to kidney and liver failure.

His lifeless body was found by his girlfriend in the late hours of Friday evening.

Santana, who is Chief Keef’s cousin, leaves behind a young son who was born last year.

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Several other artists have taken to social media to mourn the loss of the young rapper, including Drake.

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