Chief Keef’s record label signee, Tray Savage, died on Friday (June 19), Billboard can confirm. He was 26 years old.
According to TMZ, who first reported the news, Tray (born Kentray Young) was shot and killed while driving around on the South Side of Chicago. He was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Canter, where he was later pronounced dead.
“The entire Chief Glo Gang Family are extremely saddened about the loss of Kentray ‘Tray Savage’ Young who was taken too soon today,” a representative said in a statement. “His first love was always devoted to his fiancé, kids, family, and music. Regrettably, we can’t take back the actions done by others, but we stand firmly behind the fact that Kentray ‘Tray Savage’ Young should be here today alive and continuing his amazing contributions to society. His friends, family and entertainment family will continue to honor his legacy.”
Young was signed to Glory Boyz Entertainment label, founded by Fredo Santana and Chief Keef.
He was known for songs like “Faces,” “Know Who I Am,” and “Got The Mac.” In 2013, he teamed up with Chief Keef for “Chiefin Keef.”