Former Cash Money rapper Killa Stone (real name Alvin Nelson), who was one half of the duo D-Boyz, died of natural causes in Louisiana state prison on Tuesday.
Although he never achieved mainstream success, Stone appeared on numerous Cash Money projects including Lil Wayne’s 500 Degreez and the Big Tymers’ Let Em Burn.
Throughout the day, a number of Cash Money related artists tweeted out their respect for the underground New Orleans legend.
Lil Wayne tweeted this:
Juvenile, who was the first artist to really pop from Cash Money, sent out some love to one of his “best friends:”
There were also shout outs from the likes of Magnolia Chop, Crack Tracks and 6 Shot, all underground New Orleans-based rap acts:
R.I.P. to Killa Stone. Check out this D-Boyz and Lil Wayne track from 2008 called “It’s Your Money.”