Marlo signed to Quality Control Music in 2017 and was known for records including “2 Hard the Way” with Lil Baby and “9 + Z6ne = 1’5.” His most recent album, 1st & 3rd, was released in February featuring the title track with Future and Lil Baby. He was also featured on last year’s Quality Control compilation Control the Streets, Vol. 2.
His QC family including Lil Yachty reacted to the tragic news. “We just did a song a 4 this morning smh rip brother @lilmarlo_1,” Yachty wrote alongside a photo of Marlo on Instagram.
JT of the City Girls, who collaborated with Marlo on “Soakin Wet,” also mourned the loss. “Rest In Peace Marlo……damn,” she wrote, while Meek Mill added, “Rip lil Marlo prayers to his family!”
Lil Marlo was also a father. He is survived by his young daughter and son. He recently celebrated Father’s Day, sharing a series of photos and videos with his kids. “Thanks For Making Me Y’all Father I Wouldn’t Trade Y’all For Da World,” he captioned the post.