Young Ready


The Baton Rouge hip-hop community is mourning one of its own.

Young Ready, a rapper and owner of record label Bow Entertainment, was shot dead along with another man in Bogalusa, La., on Tuesday afternoon, police confirmed to Baton Rouge's WAFB-TV.

Born Shannen Hudson, Young Ready was 31 and his fellow victim, Jare Stevenson, was 28.

Bogalusa Police said that they have no suspects yet and are continuing to investigate. The shooting occurred at around 3:30 p.m. local time on the north side of Bogalusa.

"Ready's music was the voice of the streets of Louisiana and other areas," Kaleel Cain, Young Ready's social network promoter, told reporters. "He will be truly missed."

Fans also took to Twitter to pay their respects:

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