Lil Keed Anticipated To Release New Music Posthumously
Last May Lil Keed passed suddenly due to natural causes at age 24. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner ruled that the cause of death was a condition called Eosinophils.
In fact, May 13, 2023 will mark the one year anniversary of Lil Keed’s sudden passing. In liu of simply remembering the young rapper his estate has announced that it will be releasing his unreleased music.
His mother Tonnie Woods-Reed first sent out a personal note on January 10, 2023 saying “Through this journey grief has been incredibly hard…[And] a way I have found to cope is through his music. Right before his passing, Keed was hard at work at what would’ve been his…Next album ‘Keed Talk To ‘Em 2’.”
On Wednesday March 8, 2023 the Lil Keed estate also released a track list, and release date for “Keed Talk To ‘Em 2.” As well as a music video entitled “Self Employed.”
The music video shows simple visuals of Keed in his element, and remains one of the last projects he personally worked on. This music video is slightly different from the music video released last month titled “Long Way To Go.”
“Long Way To Go“ is a sentimental video that features cameos of Keed’s daughter, and family. Showing Keed in his hometown of Atlanta and some of his last moments, while singing signature melodies and playful pitches.
The album will be released on Friday March 17, 2023. The album features many artists including NAV, Big Sean, Trippie Redd, KayCyy, Fridayy, Young Thug, Dolly White, Karlae, Lil Gotit, and StickBaby.
Lil Keed’s resume reveals Keed was one of Hip-hops rising stars. Throughout his career he worked with many big name artists including Drake, Brandy, and Lil Baby. Creating hits like “Snake” and “HBS” as well as being a part of XXL’s “Freshman Class.”
Despite the misfortune and heartbreak his family, friends, and collogues are experiencing they have put together some of Keed’s last works to cement his memory on the hip-hop genre, and add to his legacy. Watch him below.