American rapper Bankroll Fresh slain in studio

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Washington (AFP) - American rapper Bankroll Fresh, who real name was Trentavious White, was shot dead at an Atlanta recording studio, authorities said Saturday.

White, 28, and known for his hit "Hot Boy," was declared dead late Friday at a hospital, the Cobb County coroner's office spokesman Clint Harbin told AFP.

Police had been called to the studio when shots were heard and several people were seen running out of the building.

Witnesses told local media they heard several shots at Street Execs studio. White co-owned the studio with rapper 2 Chainz.

"Man I'm a fan of Bru and always wil be, I'm in shock at the moment !! Senseless deaths we just got to stop it, I'm speaking up now," 2 Chainz said on Twitter.

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