Rapper and comedian who rocketed to fame in 2016 when clips from his self-titled YouTube channel made it into the internationally renowned music video for Beyonce's "Formation." He died long before seeing his fame when he was shot leaving a baby shower in 2010.
After creating his YouTube channel in 2008, he began posting his comedic dances and raps in June of 2010.
His most popular YouTube video "Messy Mya | Booking The Hoes From New Wildin" earned more than 2 million views after short clips of it were featured in Beyonce's "Formation."
His real name was Anthony Barre. He had two sisters named Angel and Shante and a son named Juelz Omarian Anthony Barre born a month after his death.
Both he and Magnolia Shorty were renowned New Orleans-born rappers who died in the winter of 2010.