Bankroll Fresh Has New Music on the Way Following His Death
Atlanta lost one of its biggest rising stars when Bankroll Fresh was gunned down on March 4, 2016, and the hip-hop community was left devastated. Thankfully, fans can still look forward to new music from the "Hot Boy" performer. Bankroll has a new track coming out next Tuesday (Jan. 10). You can see the cover art for the Evil 6-produced "Truth Be Told" above.
Bankroll was on his way to true stardom when he tragically lost his life in early 2016, and rappers like Meek Mill, 2 Chainz and Earl Sweatshirt have paid tribute to his legacy in the months since. Metro Boomin, who was arguably the most prolific producer in 2016, paid his respects to the fallen rapper in a heartfelt Instagram letter shortly after his death.
“They took my brother Fresh and I’m hurt right now. very hurt,” he wrote on Instagram earlier today (March 5). “hurt is the only thing that’s been on my mind and heart since I was in magic last night. hurt was on my mind and heart when I woke up this morning. u always wanted to see niggas do good and be good. u used to tell us that once you good then we good and that you would do things the right way and not like the rest of these niggas.
“I’m hurt that this music shit has made everything so different and affected all of my personal relationships because of the high demand of work and the stress,” Metro continued, “but you were one of the few niggas that understood and still gave full support. I miss how fun and natural this shit used to be, before it felt like as much of a job as it does now.”
Metro continued, “I miss recording songs at the house all night and u would just stay and sleep on the couch because you wanted to win as bad as I wanted to win. I hate how we did less and less as we both were getting more and more success. we were both so busy and never could even be in town at the same time anymore. But through that you were still genuinely happy for me as much as I was for you.
“I’ve worked so much over the years and neglected my personal life so much that I feel alone at times now,” finished Metro. “I shoulda been there and you shoulda been here. I didn’t even wanna do all this Instagram typing shit but Love your family and friends and never take them for granted. Call them and stop texting and tweeting all the fucking time. I’m only 22 and still growing and learning life. Fuck all that sad shit tho man I love u bra and will always appreciate your love support from day1. #LONGLIVEFRESH.”
Stay tuned for Fresh's "Truth Be Told" next week.
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