Popular New York Rapper Dies From COVID-19

Fred The Godson Dead
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The Hip Hop community is in mourning after rapper Fred The Godson passed away -- weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19.

The 35-year-old rapper revealed that he had tested positive for the virus on April 6 via social media, sharing a picture of himself on a ventilator while in a hospital bed.

"I’m in here wit this Corvus 19 sh*t! Please keep me in y’all prayers!!!! 🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿 #godisgreat," he wrote at the time.

His wife revealed that the doctors had told her that there was a chance he could pass away.

"It was just like -- he's gone and he's gonna die, that's it. I don't even know how I felt, I just felt like I was going to die," LeeAnn Jemmott said at the time. "Don't just assume they are going to die. Because that's all we are hearing is people dying, dying, dying. He's winning, he's winning."

Our condolences go out to LeAnn and her family at this difficult time.