More sad news comes out of Chicago as rising producer and artist, Smylez passed away this week after he suffered a brain aneurysm. According to Fake Shore Drive, sources confirmed the news Thursday(Oct. 27).

The producer's resume includes credits for King Louie, Young Chop, Lil Jo Jo, P. Rico and others. This past July, Smylez released his mixtape Drill for a Deal, which featured the visuals for his single "Rey Mysterio."

“THIS SHIT JUS HURT MY HEART RIP MY BOY U BELIEVED IN ME LIKE A MF IM SALTY IM PAST HURT 069 KEEP YALL HEAD UP,” his friend/collaborator Rico wrote on Instagram.



THIS SHIT JUS HURT MY HEART 😔😔😔 RIP MY BOY U BELIEVED IN ME LIKE A MF IM SALTY IM PAST HURT 069 KEEP YALL HEAD UP RIP @iamsmylez

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