An arrest warrant has been issued for a 33-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of mixtape rapper Trouble DTE, aka Skoob (pictured left).
The 34-year-old rapper was shot multiple times while sitting in a car hours after performing at a nightclub early Sunday. Trouble was allegedly killed in a dispute over a woman.
The news was announced by Trouble’s ex-girlfriend Alexis Sky who said he was shot while visiting a friend.
Trouble’s sister confirmed the news on social media on Sunday.
The Rockdale County Sheriff said a warrant has been issued for suspect Jamichael Jones, of Atlanta.
Trouble, real name Mariel Semonte Orr, grew up in the Edgewood neighborhood of Atlanta. He began rapping at age 14 and collaborated with rappers such as Pu$ha T, Killer Mike, Migos, and YFN Lucci.
His debut mixtape in 2011 included the song “Bussin,'” which featured rappers Yo Gotti, Waka Flocka Flame and Trae tha Truth on the remix.
The mixtape was ranked number 23 on Complex magazine’s 25 Best Mixtapes of 2011. Trouble was named one of Complex magazine’s list of “15 New Rappers To Watch Out For” in 2011.
In 2017, Trouble signed a record deal with music producer Mike WiLL Made-It’s independent record label Ear Drummer Records and a distribution deal with Interscope Records.
Despite his local success, Trouble was not well-known beyond the Atlanta market.