A young rapper known as BTB Savage was reportedly shot and killed in Houston on March 30, 2023, just hours after he posted two photos of himself standing in front of what appeared to be a crime scene where one of his enemies was allegedly gunned down.
In the caption of the photos, BTB Savage wrote, “Too much motion,” and there were splatters of what appeared to be blood on the floor and walls. While there has been no official confirmation of his death, BTB Savage has not posted anything on social media since rumors of his passing spread.
Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner revealed that a deadly shooting did occur on the evening of March 30, 2023, in the 2100 block of Mid Lane. The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was described as a Black man in his 20s. Although the shooting is still under investigation, police stated that due to the number of bullet casings found at the scene, they do believe it was a targeted hit. Authorities added that the area is not known for crime, pointing out that only one murder had been reported in the last 12 months.
Online, many have concluded that the victim was the aspiring artist. Others believed friends of the young rapper’s alleged victim are the ones who carried out the hit to get payback for yesterday’s social media post. “The speed in which they killed BTB Savage has to be a world record,” one user wrote. Another added, “Seeing [people’s] last tweets be crazy. Bro was literally just laughing a few moments ago. Life [is] short as hell.”
BTB Savage was an up-and-coming rapper who had gained a following for his unique style and music. His death is a tragedy that has shocked the music industry and his fans. Many have taken to social media to express their condolences and share memories of the young artist. The circumstances surrounding his death are still unclear, and investigations are ongoing.