Houston rapper Chucky Trill shot, killed before All-Star weekend in Atlanta, manager confirms

An up-and-coming rapper from Houston was killed in a shooting Friday morning in Atlanta.

Chucky Trill, whose real name is Corey Detiege, was in Atlanta to perform at a virtual event and make music connections during the NBA All-Star weekend, according to Boneafide Manageme

Houston rapper Corey 'Chucky Trill' Detiege killed in Atlanta-area shooting  - ABC13 Houston

According to the Gwinnett County Police, the department responded to the shooting before 3 a.m. on Interstate 85 south near Jimmy Carter Blvd. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a stopped vehicle and one male victim. Police believe the shooting had taken place on the interstate.

Detiege was shot at least once and died at the hospital, police said.

Detiege, who is from South Park, touted many connections to the rap community in Houston.

His father was a rapper in the group Trinity Garden Cartel back in the 90s under Rap-A-Lot Record. While he was also managed by Bone of Boneafied Entertainment, who also manages Bun B.

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