American rapper, DaBaby’s elder brother, Glen Johnson died by suicide Tuesday November 3 in their hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina.
He was 34. According to TMZ, Johnson died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, shortly after he shared an Instagram video of him sitting in his car while holding a gun. TMZ reports the video showed a visibly upset Johnson speaking about dealing with hardships in his life.
DaBaby later paid tribute to his older brother Glen Johnson on Instagram after he committed suicide in Charlotte, North Carolina. On the bio of his Instagram page, the rapper posted: ‘LONG LIVE MY BROTHER’ along with a black heart emoji and a white dove emoji.
He previously opened up about his brother’s struggles on his 2019 lead single Intro from his second studio album Kirk, according to Rap-Up. ‘My brother be thinkin’ that we don’t love him and let him struggle like we ain’t family, Like I won’t give up all I got to see you happy,’ he rapped on the track that debuted at number 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100 before peaking at number thirteen on the chart.
Dababy’s brother – Glen Johnson was survived by three daughters and a son.