Chucky Trill was killed when someone pulled up next to his vehicle on Interstate 85 in suburban Atlanta and opened fire around 3:00 a.m. Chucky was was making a name for himself in Texas, having worked with Lil KeKe and Trapboy Freddy.
Upcoming Houston rapper Chucky Trill was gunned down over NBA All-Star Weekend in Atlanta. He was in town to perform at a virtual music event and network.
Chucky, whose real name was Corey Detiege, was killed when someone pulled up next to his vehicle on Interstate 85 in suburban Atlanta and opened fire around 3:00 a.m. Friday. He died at a hospital shortly after. The shooting occurred an hour after another shooting along an Atlanta area highway, though police are not sure if the shootings were connected.
The 33-year-old was making a name for himself in Texas, having worked with Lil KeKe and Trapboy Freddy. He was managed by Bone of Boneafied Entertainment, who also manages UGK star Bun B. The veteran hip-hip heavyweight expressed his condolences to Chucky in a touching Instagram post, calling him a “good man,” who was humble and hardworking. Bun wrote that he and his wife Queen were “heartbroken” to hear the news of Chucky’s death. Bun also encouraged fans to continue streaming the late artist’s music to keep his memory alive.
Bone also spoke highly of the talented rapper he managed, saying that Chucky was “very passionate about his music, very humble young dude.”
Chucky released one album in 2018 titled “Music For The Soul.” He was working on two new albums, “Cartel Baby” and “No Rumors” at the time of his death. As of now, investigators have no suspects in Chucky Trill’s murder, nor do they have a motive.