Rapper Archie Eversole, best known for his 2002 hit single “We Ready,” has sadly passed away.
The 37 years old artist, who was born in Germany and spent his life in Atlanta, made an impressive mark on the city's music scene, and news of his passing has shocked the local community and the hip-hop world at large.
Archie is also the artist behind “United We Conquer,” which serves as the current theme song for soccer club Atlanta United. His death was officially announced by Atlanta radio station Hot 107.9FM, on April 13, 2022.
Tributes from fans have been rolling in as the devastating news makes its rounds, but social media users are looking for answers. What was Archie Eversole’s cause of death? Keep reading to find out.
What was Archie Eversole's cause of death?
According to WSB-TV Atlanta, Archie was shot on March 25, 2022, at a Chevron gas station in Atlanta. He was immediately taken to a nearby hospital for treatment but eventually died from his injuries on April 3, 2022. Per the publication, investigators believe that Archie's brother, Alexander Krause, was the one who killed him.
When Alexander was arrested, he was initially charged with aggravated assault, but that was upgraded to murder after Archie passed away. Alexander is currently being held at Dekalb County Jail.
Archie’s family first confirmed the rapper’s passing to TMZ but did not specify the star's cause of death at the time.
In the time since news of his death first broke, fans have taken to social media to share their condolences with Archie’s family and pay homage to his contributions to hip-hop culture as a whole. Additionally, a viral clip of a football team singing Archie’s hit “We Ready,” the unofficial theme song of Atlanta United, has resurfaced.
Archie Eversole was a successful musician with a sizable fanbase.
VimBuzz reports that Archie earned an impressive net worth of somewhere between $2 to $3 million throughout his career thanks to the various live performances and brand collaborations that he took part in. Prior to his death, he was fairly active on social media and had amassed close to 10,000 followers.
We’d like to give our deepest condolences to the family, fans, and loved ones of Archie Eversole.