Big Scarr Died From Accidental Prescription Drug Dose | Popgen Tech
Big Scarr’s manner of death has reportedly been revealed.
On Friday (December 23), less than 24 hours after news broke that the Memphis rapper had died, TMZ reported that a family member of the late rhymer confirmed that he died of an accidental overdose of prescription medicine. According to the celebrity news site, Scarr’s uncle Arthur Woods tells them the rapper died at his girlfriend’s home in Memphis. It is believed that Scarr suffered from chronic pain due to being in a serious car accident when he was 16 years old. He was also killed in 2020, requiring surgery.
XXL reached out to the Big Scarr team for comment.
News of Big Scarr’s death first broke on Thursday night (December 22). Gucci Mane, head of the label Scarr was on, 1017 Global Music, confirmed the passing through a heartfelt Instagram post.
“This hurt 😢 I miss you @bigscarr 💔,” he captioned a gallery of Scarr photos.
Fellow Memphis Big30 rapper, who was part of 2022 XXL Freshman Class with Scarr, also commented on the news of the passing.
“In what they talk about you know that watt was with us [broken heart emoji],” he wrote on his Instagram Story along with a photo of Scarr. “I can’t say this to Shiesty, I love you because we were together last night for hours you know how I came over you.”
Big Scarr had a breakout year in 2021 after joining Guwop’s 1017 label the previous year. Last year, he released his debut mixtape Great Grim Reaper. At the time of his death, he was working on his debut album and preparing to join Key Glock on a spring tour.
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