Candlelight vigil honoring Atlanta rapper Trouble on Thursday

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — A candlelight vigil for popular Atlanta rapper Trouble who was fatally shot at a Conyers apartment complex early Sunday morning is scheduled in Coan Park Thursday evening.

The vigil will be held at 6:45 p.m. at 1530 Woodbine Ave. SE.

A judge denied bail for Jamichael Jones, 33, who surrendered to police on Monday. Jones is charged with the murder of Atlanta rapper Trouble whose legal name is Mariel Orr.

Jones faces charges of murder, aggravated assault, battery and home invasion for Orr’s death.

Officials say Rockdale County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Lake St. James apartment complex at 50 St. James Dr. in Conyers after reports of a shooting around 3:20 a.m. Police discovered Orr lying on the ground from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

“What we know and what I can tell you is that Mr. Mariel Orr was visiting a friend in the apartment complex and Mr. Jamichael Jones knew the woman and it was a domestic situation,” he said. said Jedidia Canty, Rockdale County Public Information Officer. . “I know there are a lot of people who are really upset right now about the situation.”

Def Jam, the label Trouble is signed to, released a statement on their Instagram account saying, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones and fans of Trouble. A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Scoob.

Trouble has collaborated with several artists, including Drake and The Weekend, and fellow Atlanta-area rappers Young Jeezy, 2 Chainz, and Migos.

CBS46 News interviewed Trouble in 2019 while promoting an anti-gun violence event in metro Atlanta called “Guns Down Water Guns Up.”

The event aimed to bring the community together to oppose gun violence.

“It will be a lot of unnecessary violence with thefts and carjackings and everything. We can’t take it to another level it will calm everything down and people will have fun again. There’s so much bs going on in the city,” Trouble said.

Several Atlanta rappers have passed away recently, including Lil Keed and Archie Eversole.


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