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Rapper Hella Sketchy Dies at 18 — Read His Dad's Heartbreaking Tribute


On June 27, Soundcloud rapper Hella Sketchy, whose real name is Jacob Tyler Thureson, was pronounced dead after a two-week-long hospital stay. 

Fans were shocked to learn what had happened to Hella Sketchy, who was just 18 years old. "You are not supposed to go before your father or grandfather," the aspiring artist’s dad, Erik Thureson, tweeted. "That’s not supposed to happen. That’s not how this works. We have no words."

As his family and followers continue to mourn this devastating loss, here is more information about Hella Sketchy’s untimely death and how supporters plan to remember him.