Popular New Orleans rapper Renetta ‘Magnolia Shorty’ Lowe was reportedly killed in Louisiana Monday afternoon.
The 28 year-old who rose to local fame because of her deal with Cash Money Records, was reportedly shot 26 times.
Magnolia Shorty and a man were shot to death inside of a car in New Orleans East just after noon Monday, according to the NOPD.
A spokesman said police were called to the scene of a shooting in the 6300 block of Bridgehampton Drive in the east and when they arrived found the 28-year-old woman and an unidentified man shot to death inside of the car.
Both victims were shot several times and both were pronounced dead on the scene.
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Fans of the slain rapper have been popping up on social network sites such as Youtube, Twitter and Facebook leaving condolences for her family and friends.
Magnolia Shorty, who was given her name by the late Magnolia Slim, was first featured on Juvenile’s “3rd Ward Solja” off 1997′s Solja Rags.