DaBaby’s elder brother, Glenn Johnson has taken his own life.
He died from self-inflicted gunshot wound in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday.
Hours earlier, Johnson posted a video of himself in a car with a gun. He was angered and in tears.
The deceased said he had been wronged severally in the past. TMZ reported that he later shot himself in the head.
Johnson is survived by four children – three daughters and a son.
“LONG LIVE MY BROTHER”, the rapper, real name Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, wrote on his Instagram bio.
On Wednesday, Dababy, in a message advised everyone to speak with their loved ones.
“Check on your people…and say what’s up, are you straight. Do that”, he urged.
He also took to his Instagram Story to share lyrics from his song 2017 “Intro”: “My brother be thinkin’ that we don’t love him and let him struggle like we ain’t family /Like I won’t give up all I got to see you, n—-a.” He also included three prayer emojis.
He continued, “I want you to call and say, ‘What’s up, are you straight?’ Do that.”