3/31/1976 - 9/21/2016
Remembering the life, death and hip-hop legacy of Carlos Walker
Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker, an Atlanta-based hip-hop artist known for hit singles such as “Laffy Taffy” and “Dey Know,” died in an automobile accident Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was 40.
Shawty Lo founded the Southern hip-hop group D4L in 2003 with fellow Atlantans Fabo, Mook-B, and Stoney. The group’s 2005 debut album, “Down for Life,” was a gold record and included the hits "Betcha Can't Do It Like Me" and "Laffy Taffy,” the latter of which...