The news of Grand Hustle rapper Doe B's untimely death has spread throughout the hip-hop community. DJ Frank White, the Alabama rapper's manager, recently released a statement regarding the reported shooting death of his friend and client. "The world has lost a great person and a genius artist way to soon," DJ Frank White said in a statement to HipHopDX. White assured Doe B's name will thrive though a plethora of unreleased tracks. "Doe's work ethic was incredible," he added. "He still has over 200 unreleased hits. His memory will live on."

The Blueprint Group, which also worked with the burgeoning rapper, has also released a statement regarding his passing.

"Doe B was an amazing young man, in every sense of the word," the statement reads. "A truly talented artist, a loving father and a dedicated member of the Hip Hop community at large, he touched the lives of the many people who had the privilege of knowing him. The Blueprint Group offers our condolences to our Doe B label partners Interscope / Hustle Gang, his management DJ Frank White and Brooklyn Knights, and most of all his family, friends and fans at this very difficult time. We ask that you remember him not by his untimely death, but by his love of life and the music he left behind."

As previously reported, Doe B, born, Glenn Thomas, was reportedly shot to death at a performance in his hometown Montgomery, Alabama, early this morning.

[via HHDX]